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Lancet Commission calls for renewed global response on TB

A new report from the Lancet Commission on tuberculosis releases recommendations, providing a path forward to turn the tide on this preventable, treatable and curable disease. For the first time in 20 years, there has been an increase in TB deaths – rising from 1.4 million in 2019 to 1.6 million in 2021 – as COVID-19 erased years of reduction in TB mortality rates. Moreover, there has been a troubling decline in the number of people diagnosed with TB, meaning that about one-third of people were undiagnosed and untreated in 2022. The COVID pandemic had a significant impact on the ability of global health systems to prevent, screen and treat TB. Read more here.

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