South Africa: New Guidelines Are a Step Forward for SA’s TB Response

[spotlight] In February 2021, findings from South Africa’s first national tuberculosis (TB) prevalence survey confirmed what many suspected – every year, tens of thousands of people sick with TB are not diagnosed. It also confirmed that sub-clinical, or asymptomatic, TB disease is relatively common and that relying on people to present at clinics with symptoms won’t do much to reduce TB transmission in the country.

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