HIV conspiracy theories and the virus continue to thrive in Russia

Novosibirsk, Russia
Svetlana Sumina and daughter Yuliana, 3, in their apartment in Novosibirsk, Russia. Sumina was diagnosed with HIV in 2008 and started taking antiretroviral drugs in 2016 when she became pregnant.
(Valeriy Klamm / For The Times)

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Sabra Ayres covers Russia and the former Soviet Union for the Los Angeles Times.