‘Science Speaks’ Discusses Report Suggesting Former TB Patients Can Help Identify Active TB Cases In DRC

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Former patients aid search for missing TB cases in DRC province
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer at “Science Speaks,” discusses results from a report published in the WHO Bulletin on patient-led active tuberculosis case-finding in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Barton writes, “[E]nlisting former tuberculosis patients and their family members in a nonprofit focused on screening people at high risk for the disease and referring them for testing and treatment made a difference” (8/2).

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