TB preventive therapy for children and adolescents: an emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic

A comment published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health addressed the issue of the provision of TB preventive therapy for all forms of TB as an emergency measure to combat the devastating effect of COVID-19 on TB not only by averting the development of active TB disease and the ensuing morbidity and mortality in the paediatric population but also by easing the strain of overstretched health-care systems.

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By Erika Mohr-Holland et al.

Published: Feb. 19, 2021, 3:38 p.m.

Last updated: Feb. 20, 2021, 3:39 p.m.

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