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It is important that recent progress made in TB prevention and care is not reversed by COVID-19. This Information Note is intended to assist national TB programs and health personnel worldwide to maintain essential TB services during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the recovery phase. The WHO Global TB Program, along with WHO regional and country offices, developed this note in response to questions received from Member States and other partners since the start of the pandemic. The note includes references to other published WHO information products relevant to TB practitioners. WHO continues to monitor the situation closely for any changes that may influence this note and will issue updates should any factors change. This information note may be useful for program implementers. Click here to read the note.