What the Fight Against TB Can Teach Us About COVID-19

As governments around the world struggle to contain spiraling infections and an ever-increasing death toll from COVID-19, it's worth using World TB Day to reflect on what lessons we can draw from the long and still unfinished fight against tuberculosis - the world's most deadly infectious disease that kills nearly 1.5 million per year, writes Peter Sands of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis.

March 24 is World TB Day.

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