An Unexpected Pandemic Side Effect In Peru: A Comeback For TB

Posted by on April 28, 2021 8:42 am
Categories: US National Stories

A young girl waits as her chest X-ray is taken in a TB Móvil van clinic in Lima, Peru.

Before COVID-19 hit, tuberculosis was on its way out in Peru. But COVID-related disruptions to treatments could mean the rise of drug-resistant strains and twice as many deaths.

(Image credit: Socios En Salud Peru Branch)

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