Masks for Covid may end up eliminating TB by 2025

The simple face mask--mandatory in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic—may just help India’s fight against one of the oldest pestilence: Tuberculosis. “If masks become routine in India, just like they are in Japan, then we could well meet our target of eliminating TB by 2025,” said pulmonologist Dr Sanjeev Mehta.

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