Indian paramilitary personnel patrol a deserted street during a lockdown in Gauhati. Photo: AP

Coronavirus lockdown could trigger 1.4 million extra tuberculosis deaths, study shows

  • New disease models showed that social distancing could lead to a disastrous rebound in TB infections
  • A three-month lockdown followed by a 10-month ‘recovery’ period could lead to an additional 6 million infections by 2025, the study found
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Indian paramilitary personnel patrol a deserted street during a lockdown in Gauhati. Photo: AP
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