Opinion: To recover from COVID-19, donor support for tuberculosis must increase - Devex, March 24, 2021

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Published: 24Mar2021

For World TB Day, Dr. Madhukar Pai, Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and former McGill Global Health Programs Director, co-wrote an op-ed in Devex.

"Like COVID-19, tuberculosis is an airborne respiratory infection. Before the start of the pandemic, TB was the leading infectious disease killer in the world. In 2019, about 10 million people fell sick with the disease and an estimated 1.4 million died of it."

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