Francisco Xavier Poveda Paredes Msc Carlos Andres Soliz Galeas Genesis Irina Núñez López


Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease that has a high rate of mortality and patients who suffer from it suffer many complications. For this reason, great campaigns are carried out to promote and prevent this pathology. Over time, different protocols have been implemented to the collection, monitoring and treatment in order to eradicate this acid-resistant bacteria, with which the incidence of cases has been reduced; However, during this COVID19 pandemic, the recruitment of new TB patients has been affected due to the fact that several developing countries do not have the personnel or sufficient supplies to combat 2 pathologies in the most adequate way, in In this research, we write how the incidence of TB patients has been affected during the pandemic.

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Tuberculosis, incidence, Ecuador

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