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Tuberculosis deaths and disease increase during the COVID-19 pandemic | The World

While COVID-19 has understandably dominated global headlines for the past few years, health experts are worried that other diseases have fallen off the radar. For the first time in more than a decade tuberculosis deaths are rising with outbreaks seen in South Australia's APY lands and Papua New Guinea. The CEO of Results International Australia, Negaya Chorley, tells The World TB was the leading fatal infectious disease in the world before 2020.


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