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IJTLD Fast-Track Articles
In order to share scientific research of immediate concern as rapidly as possible, The Union is fast-tracking the publication of certain accepted articles from the IJTLD and publishing them in full on our website, prior to their publication in the Journal. Read fast-track articles:
In the context of the global pandemic, there is an urgent need for research that elucidates the relationship between COVID-19 and TB, the adoption of strategies that protect TB patients from infection by SARS-CoV-2, and the adoption and/or strengthening of strategies to ensure the diagnosis of TB during the pandemic period.
Letter to the editors of IJTLD exploring the outcomes of patients with asthma in Northern Italy, exploring whether SARS-CoV-2 affected their asthma.
Letter to the editors of the IJTLD that highlights health care responses to COVID-19 that might help TB care in the longer term.
Letter to the editors of the IJTLD describing a significant decline in TB detection during the COVID-19 pandemic in Shanghai – highlighting the need for improved programmes to minimise the impact of any future lockdown on the control of TB.
Letter to the editors of the IJTLD which assesses the impact of lockdown (shelter-in-place orders) on TB case notifications.
A letter to the editors of the IJTLD arguing that we should avoid restrictions on children’s lives during any new waves of COVID-19 – and avoid school closures.