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 COVID-19 wipes out gains progress in the global fight against Tuberculosis

The COVID-19 pandemic saw a drastic decline in diagnosis and treatment of TB infections in 2020, ranging from 16%-41% (with an average of 23%) representing 60% of the global TB burden, the Stop TB Partnership has disclosed. The drop brought the overall number of people diagnosed and treated for TB in those countries to 2008

More countries demand Child-Friendly Medicines first launched in Kenya

TB Alliance Tuesday announced that one million treatment courses of child-friendly tuberculosis (TB) medicines have been ordered by 93 countries in the three years since the introduction of the products. The new medicines, which were first introduced nationally in Kenya in September 2016, are easier for caregivers to administer and for children to take. The