COVID-19 in SA: Pandemic could be a setback for TB

More than 30,000 people die of TB in South Africa each year. eNCA's Lindsay Dentlinger has more. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - It took years for the country to get on top of HIV and tuberculosis testing and treatment but the COVID-19 pandemic could reverse these gains.

More than 30,000 people die of TB in South Africa each year.

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Experts say authorities need to use the patient-centric advances introduced during this pandemic, to exceed pre-lockdown management and treatment of HIV and TB.

Lindsay Dentlinger has more details in the video above.


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