Dr. Madhukar Pai, Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and past McGill Global Health Programs Director, authored a Forbes opinion piece.
"The 2021 Global Tuberculosis Report, released today by the World Health Organization, had several grim findings. First, the Covid-19 pandemic has reversed years of progress in providing essential TB services and reducing TB disease burden. Second, for the first time in many years, TB deaths have increased. Third, global TB targets are mostly off-track."