Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) responses such as social distancing practices can decrease health care access and tuberculosis (TB) notification, particularly among individuals aged 60 years or older. Conversely, they can increase TB notification among younger individuals. These results may be attributable to household transmission and the similarity of TB respiratory symptoms to COVID-19.
|Publication status||Published - 2022 Dec|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) Grant by the Korean Government (Ministry of Science and ICT: MSIT) [No. NRF2021R1F1A105102111].
© 2022, The Author(s).
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine