New publication, "Innovations for Tackling Tuberculosis in the Time of COVID-19"

Photo of Proceedings reportThe National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Forum on Microbial Threats held a two-part virtual workshop on July 22 and September 14-16, 2021 titled Innovations for Tackling Tuberculosis in the Time of COVID-19. The aims of the workshop were to evaluate the current status of TB elimination, assess the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global fight against TB, and examine technical and strategic innovations that could be leveraged to meet the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis targets in 2022 and The World Health Organization's END TB Strategy targets by 2030.

The proceedings were published today and summarizes presentations by Dr. Eric Goosby, Dr. Mike Reid, and Dr. Payam Nahid, all UCSF Center for TB faculty. Please visit the NASEM website to download the report.