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Global TB deaths are rising — and COVID gets the blame

Global TB deaths are rising — and COVID gets the blame

A patient with tuberculosis waits to be seen by a doctor at the Sizwe Tropical Diseases Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Annual deaths from the infectious disease are on the rise after years of progress.

After years of progress in reducing the number of annual deaths from tuberculosis, the number of cases of the infectious respiratory disease went up in 2020.

(Image credit: Michele Spatari /AFP via Getty Images)



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