Australian Respiratory Council

Month: March 2022

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Estimating the long- term effects of mass screening for latent and active TB in the Marshall islands

Population-based screening programmes for latent and active tuberculosis (TB) were implemented in the Republic of the Marshall Islands in 2017 and 2018. A transmission dynamic model of TB informed by local data to capture the Marshall Islands epidemic’s historical dynamics was developed. Modelling suggests that it would be possible to achieve TB pre-elimination by 2040 …

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