WTBD

On World TB Day, we partnered with the City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District City Chest Clinic and Texas Center for Infectious Disease to host a community event focused on TB education and the effects of COVID-19.
 

An online webcast was hosted discussing The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on TB, Non-HIV TB Related Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome, Study 31, New XDR-TB Terminology, and Patient Voices.

TB From the Patient Perspective
TB From the Patient Perspective

Elizabeth Reyes, 30, has become familiar with the dreadful symptoms of TB. She’s been battling the illness for 17 months and has been an admitted patient for a year at San Antonio’s TCID, 200 miles from her home in Houston. To this day, she has no idea how she caught TB.

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