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Attitudes to tuberculosis in East London

Authors Khalid N, Patel CR, Maleki A

Received 31 August 2018

Accepted for publication 31 August 2018

Published 12 October 2018 Volume 2018:11 Pages 573—574


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Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser

Noorulain Khalid, Chandni Rajesh Patel, Aryan Maleki

Faculty of Medicine, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK

We read with great interest the article by Nyasulu et al1 exploring the knowledge, beliefs, and perceptions of tuberculosis (TB) among community members in Ntcheu district, Malawi. As medical students based in East London, we frequently encounter TB and recognize its burden of disease on patients. London accounts for 39% of TB cases across the whole of England,2 with East London particularly affected.3 We therefore feel the issues captured in this article are very relevant to the patient population we hope to be treating one day.

View the original paper by Nyasulu and colleagues.

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