Delayed diagnostics, poor treatment: The plight of tuberculosis patients during COVID

Treatment and care for TB patients was sidelined in this period of the pandemic causing the number of deaths from to rise again after many years, and years of progress to be reversed

November 04, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

Nandita Venkatesan, a health activist and tuberculosis survivor, talks to Peoples Dispatch about the ordeal of TB patients during the COVID pandemic. An already neglected disease, Nandita details how treatment and care for TB patients was sidelined in this period causing the number of deaths from TB to rise again after many years, and years of progress to be reversed.

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