Effect of COVID-19 on HIV, tuberculosis, and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV indicators in Mopani district, South Africa.

  title={Effect of COVID-19 on HIV, tuberculosis, and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV indicators in Mopani district, South Africa.},
  author={Chipo Mutyambizi and J L Dunlop and Christina Maluleke and Lucy Ranoto and Terusha Chetty and Rendani V. Ndou and Helen E Struthers and James A McIntyre and Kate Rees},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={111 12},
  • C. Mutyambizi, J. Dunlop, K. Rees
  • Published 2 December 2021
  • Medicine
  • South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde
BACKGROUND To prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, many countries instituted lockdown measures. As the virus was initially slow to spread to rural areas in South Africa, Mopani district in Limpopo Province did not experience a high incidence of COVID-19 until the second wave in December 2020. Until then, lockdown measures were more likely than SARS-CoV-2 infections to have an adverse impact on health services. OBJECTIVES To analyse HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and prevention of mother-to-child… 

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