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Sick march through Chile

Thousands of people in Chilean capital Santiago took part in a march called 'Sick people also march'. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among them chronically unwell people and their relatives, marched to demand that the government creates a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require.

Sick march through Chile
Thousands of people take part in a march called 'Sick people also march' along the streets of Santiago, on April 12, 2014. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among chronic sick people and their relatives marched Saturday along downtown Santiago demanding to the government the creation of a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sick march through Chile
Thousands of people take part in a march called 'Sick people also march' along the streets of Santiago, on April 12, 2014. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among chronic sick people and their relatives marched Saturday along downtown Santiago demanding to the government the creation of a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sick march through Chile
Thousands of people take part in a march called 'Sick people also march' along the streets of Santiago, on April 12, 2014. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among chronic sick people and their relatives marched Saturday along downtown Santiago demanding to the government the creation of a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sick march through Chile
Thousands of people take part in a march called 'Sick people also march' along the streets of Santiago, on April 12, 2014. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among chronic sick people and their relatives marched Saturday along downtown Santiago demanding to the government the creation of a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sick march through Chile
Thousands of people take part in a march called 'Sick people also march' along the streets of Santiago, on April 12, 2014. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among chronic sick people and their relatives marched Saturday along downtown Santiago demanding to the government the creation of a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sick march through Chile
Thousands of people take part in a march called 'Sick people also march' along the streets of Santiago, on April 12, 2014. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among chronic sick people and their relatives marched Saturday along downtown Santiago demanding to the government the creation of a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sick march through Chile
Thousands of people take part in a march called 'Sick people also march' along the streets of Santiago, on April 12, 2014. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among chronic sick people and their relatives marched Saturday along downtown Santiago demanding to the government the creation of a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sick march through Chile
Thousands of people take part in a march called 'Sick people also march' along the streets of Santiago, on April 12, 2014. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among chronic sick people and their relatives marched Saturday along downtown Santiago demanding to the government the creation of a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require. (AFP/Getty Images)