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Tuberculosis on rise for first time in decades after COVID disrupted health interventions

BEFORE SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, spread across the world in 2020, tuberculosis was responsible for more deaths globally than any other infectious disease. But thanks to targeted public health efforts in the U.S. and globally, tuberculosis cases had been steadily falling for decades. I am an infectious disease clinician and public health practitioner who has been caring for underserved […]