Tuberculosis in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2020
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Moyo
KEYWORDS: COVID-19, TUBERCULOSIS
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-covid19-april-2020/tb-in-context-of-covid19
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 11354
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/15362
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/15362

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic reached South Africa in March - the month in which World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is commemorated. The 24th of March is dedicated to reflecting on the impact and advocating for the elimination of TB in individual countries and globally.