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African Nations Appeal for TB Funding Amid COVID Disruptions


African Nations Appeal for TB Funding Amid COVID Disruptions
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Ahead of World Tuberculosis Day (March 24), the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is calling for governments to renew the fight against the respiratory illness. In South Africa, a hotspot for TB, a mobile screening team is trying to make up for disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic. Linda Givetash reports from Johannesburg.

Diagnosis and treatment for TB dropped 20% during the pandemic

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