During January-February 2020, coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and tuberculosis were diagnosed for 3 patients in Wuhan, China. All 3 patients had COVID-19 pneumonia. One severely ill patient died after acute respiratory distress syndrome developed. Clinicians and public health officials should be aware of underlying chronic infections such as tuberculosis in COVID-19 patients.
Keywords: 2019 novel coronavirus disease; COVID-19; China; SARS-CoV-2; Wuhan; co-infection; coronavirus disease; pulmonary tuberculosis; respiratory infections; severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2; tuberculosis and other mycobacteria; viruses; zoonoses.