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MDR TB and migration from high-incidence countries

Info sheet for professionals

Infoblatt für Fachpersonen: MDR-TB und Migration aus Hochinzidenzländern BILD
Many people are currently arriving in Switzerland from Ukraine and Russia. Both countries are considered high-incidence countries with regard to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and have experienced considerable restrictions in healthcare in recent years – including as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to prevent the spread of MDR-TB and pulmonary tuberculosis in general in Switzerland, and to ensure optimal healthcare provision, you as a professional can do the following...

Many people are currently arriving in Switzerland from Ukraine and Russia. Both countries are considered high-incidence countries with regard to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and have experienced considerable restrictions in healthcare in recent years – including as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to prevent the spread of MDR-TB and pulmonary tuberculosis in general in Switzerland, and to ensure optimal healthcare provision, you as a professional can do the following...

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