NYTimes: The Pandemic Has Set Back the Fight Against H.I.V., TB and Malaria
Although the presence of prevention methods for COVID-19 have reduced prevalence of some contagious illnesses, others such as H.I.V, TB and Malaria have been put on the backburner in terms of testing and treatment. In countries that already struggle to treat and diagnose COVID-19 cases, the above diseases have had decreased diagnoses for a number of reasons including reluctance to get tested at clinics where COVID patients are, as well as symptoms being lumped in with COVID symptoms. As a result, public health officials have had to be creative, to ensure that people are not going about life undiagnosed with a contagious disease. To read the full article, click here. To read more about COVID-19, click here.
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