MODERN HISTORY

The Legendary Century-Long Life of a Leprosy Patient, Part 1

From wandering the streets to living in a leprosy colony, an ordinary 93-year-old woman recounts an extraordinary century of life

MODERN HISTORY

The Legendary Century-Long Life of a Leprosy Patient, Part 2

Read the second part of the story of Xu He as she leaves the leprosy village—and find out why she comes back

HEALTH

Forgotten Lives in a Leprosy Colony

A filmmaker chronicles life in one of China’s last remaining villages for patients with leprosy

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HEALTH

China’s Silent Epidemic: HIV/AIDS Patients’ Struggle to Live Life Out of the Shadows

Over 30 years after China’s first diagnosed HIV/AIDS case, patients still battle stigma and ignorance

HEALTH

The Fight Against Cervical Cancer: China’s Other Vaccine Drive

A city in Inner Mongolia pioneers free HPV shots for thousands of women

LIFE

My baby was born with a rare disease—should I let him die?

A father from Shandong recounts living with a child with a congenital illness

NEWS

Alarm about AIDS

Gene-edited infants aside, China has been ramping up efforts to combat AIDS

HEALTH

The 1,500 Year War

Chinese scientists offer fresh hope in the long quest to eradicate malaria

HEALTH

Markets Most Fowl

Even as health fears shut down many of China’s urban live markets, some customers remain undeterred

NEWS

The Viral Week That Was: Ep 114

Gaokao discriminates against HIV kids, a road-train, genital gymnastics, and cave vandals

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