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Opinion: COVID-19 diverted lifesaving tuberculosis work. But there is still hope.

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2021-03-24 17:27:19

In 2020, we all witnessed, in real time, the deadly impact of an airborne pandemic. In just over a year, more than 2.7 million people have died from COVID-19. But in the lowest-income and most marginalized communities around the world, another airborne disease — tuberculosis — has been killing tens of millions of people for millennia. And with the arrival of COVID-19, it’s getting worse.

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