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A member of a health organization provide consultation to TB patients in the Loeuk Dek district of Kandal province, July 20, 2021. Photo supplied.

Experts put drop in recorded TB cases down to pandemic

The number of people who were treated for tuberculosis in 2021 decreased 26 percent compared to the previous year, according to the National Center for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control (CENAT), which said the COVID-19 pandemic was responsible for the drop.