WHO warned of another health crisis: the pandemic increased deaths from tuberculosis

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that deaths by tuberculosis around the world they were around one and a half million during 2020. The international body did not hesitate to point out the indirect culprit of this scenario: the coronavirus pandemic.

This death toll from lung disease is the highest recorded for more than a decade, according to the WHO in the presentation of its annual report on the tuberculosis.

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