TB study repurposed for COVID-19
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By Munambeza Muwanei –

A study aimed at investigating methods to reduce Tuberculosis prevalence and infection in Zambia and South Africa will soon begin testing for COVID-19 using existing mobile TB testing facilities at Kabwe’s Bwacha and Ngungu communities.
The Tuberculosis Reduction through Expanded Antiretroviral Treatment and Screening for Active TB (TREATS) is measuring the success of a ‘universal test and treat’ project called PopART in reducing the prevalence and incidence of TB in Zambia and South Africa.

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