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Why should we not test continuously?

Ho Chi Minh CityF0 or people with symptoms should not be tested continuously because it is unnecessarily expensive and causes anxiety, according to experts. Ms. Ha Anh, who lives in Go Vap district, does a quick test twice a week for a family of four. She explained that “because neighbors and colleagues around were infected […]

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Does the Covid-19 rapid test know the viral load?

The rapid test for Covid-19 antigens can still predict some of the viral load through the stage of the disease, according to experts. Master Vo Tuan Linh, Deputy Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Functional Exploration, Center for Disease Control of Ho Chi Minh City (HCDC), said that viral load is the amount of virus present in […]

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How to test quickly properly – VnExpress

I had a cough, fever over 38 degrees, body aches and pains but the quick test was negative, then the PCR test was positive. Maybe I’m not testing properly, please consult a doctor. (Male, 29 years old, Ha Nam). Answer: When doing a quick self-test for Covid-19 at home, you need to pay attention to […]

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Detects more than 5,400 F0 after screening test

Ho Chi Minh CityAfter a month of implementing the campaign to protect people in risk groups, the city recorded 5,437 F0 through rapid screening tests, accounting for 0.8%. According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health, after the medical stations assessed, 4,670 F0 were isolated at home, of which 4,471 people were eligible […]

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Unauthorized saliva testing kits

Ho Chi Minh CityThere are many commercially available saliva rapid test kits on the market, many of which have not been licensed by the Ministry of Health. Ms. Thuy Trang (29 years old, Bien Hoa Dong Nai) said that after an hour of searching on websites, she chose to buy a saliva test kit introduced […]

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WHO shares free antibody testing technology

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that serology technology to detect Covid-19 antibodies will be provided royalty-free to low- and middle-income countries. Accordingly, on November 23, the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) and WHO reached an agreement to promote the production of serum antibody tests. The purpose of the agreement is to facilitate the rapid commercialization […]