Tuberculosis rises for first time in decades after COVID-19 disrupts public health interventions, widens inequalities

Tuberculosis rises for first time in decades after COVID-19 disrupts public health interventions, widens inequalities

Tuberculosis is a dangerous bacterial infection of the lungs.Moyo Studio/E+ (via Getty Images) Before SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), spread around the world in 2020, tuberculosis killed more people worldwide than any other infectious disease. was However, thanks to targeted public health efforts in the United States and around the … Read more