Six children hospitalized with tuberculosis, 11 cases disclosed in 2 months


The number of tuberculosis cases in the country is continuously decreasing, but the disease is still present.
The director of the hospital for lung diseases in children Kozle, Dr. Besnik Zeqiri, says that in the Institute, they have an average of 10 to 12 children each year.
Due to the COVID pandemic, these numbers were lower in the past two years, five to eight children each. This year, in two months, we have diagnosed 11 cases of TB, and about 20 with latent tuberculosis infection, the director of the Zeqiri hospital told MIA.
The doctor explained that six children are currently being treated at their hospital’s tuberculosis department and all are in a stable condition.

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