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Nigeria: How Covid-19 Led to Decline in TB Diagnosis, Treatment – Report – AllAfrica – Top Africa News

The pandemic has eliminated 12 years of progress in the global fight against Tuberculosis.

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The pandemic has eliminated 12 years of progress in the global fight against Tuberculosis.
Global treatment and diagnosis of Tuberculosis (TB) cases witnessed a drastic decline in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging the world.
According to new data released by ‘Stop TB Partnership,’ the pandemic has eliminated 12 years of progress in the global fight against Tuberculosis.
The data, released ahead of the 2021 World TB day, shows that nine countries representing 60 per cent of the…

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