In Zambia, which has the second-highest incidence of cervical cancer in the world, it’s free and convenient to get screened for the disease. Getting treatment, however, is another story.
Zambia’s government has called on the public to use less cash in order to reduce their exposure to the coronavirus. Now money tellers and grocers find themselves at risk.
The lack of sanitation facilities makes illegal roadside trade particularly risky during the coronavirus crisis, and officials have threatened a crackdown. But the vendors say they have to make a living – despite the danger.
Photo by Prudence Phiri, GPJ Zambia
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