The positive impact of Covid19 on Tuberculosis endemic areas

Authors

  • Farhan Ali Department of Internal Medicine, Dr Ruth K.M Pfau Civil Hospital, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Kashif Ali Department of Internal Medicine, Dr Ruth K.M Pfau Civil Hospital, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.013880

Abstract

During a pandemic, we see that the world has controlled covid19 by taking necessary measures. Covid19 and tuberculosis (TB) have mainly the same mode of transmission. The efforts, we took to eliminate covid19, could also be taken to decrease TB. Here, I proposed a strategy that could help to deal with TB suspected cases and to avoid exposure to other people who are coming in hospital setups.

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Published

2021-11-29

Issue

Section

Letter to the Editor