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angle-left COVID-19 coronavirus and tuberculosis: We need a damage control plan

Dr. Madhukar Pai explains why TB services might be one of the biggest casualties of the pandemic

Dr. Madhukar Pai is a member of the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC
Dr. Madhukar Pai is a member of the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC

March 21, 2020

Source: Med E-News. In a recent article for Forbes magazine, Dr. Madhukar Pai, senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and Director of McGill’s International Tuberculosis Centre and the McGill Global Health Programs, shares the growing anxiety among those working to fight tuberculosis (TB) as COVID-19 sweeps the world and disrupts basic health services, such as routine immunization. He explains why TB services might be one of the biggest casualties of the pandemic and offers insight on how to take proactive steps to mitigate TB mortality rates related to COVID-19. Read more.