Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99¢ for 4 weeks.

Baby girl

Struggle to survive: Nurse-midwife Lillo Kuape rushes barely breathing newborn Mankuebe Nyoba to the intensive-care nursery at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Maseru, Lesotho. No oxygen was available, and the baby died a few hours later. Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times