Chiapas is one of the epicenters of Mexico's tuberculosis problem, with more than twice the death rates of the rest of the country. Many people die without ever receiving medical care. What has global health experts concerned is the high rate of drug-resistant TB in the region. Samuel Loewenberg looks at the social and political factors behind the crisis. He also spent some time with the Zapatistas.
See http://www.samloewenberg.com for the full story on this and others.