Suara.com – Pulmonary and respiratory specialist Jaka Pradipta said that negative PCR results were not always a benchmark for the recovery of Covid-19 patients. He suggested to see the clinical condition of the patient.
Meanwhile, the delta variant is said to be able to spread via airborne and only takes 15 seconds. These two news are the most popular news on Suara.com health channel. Here are other top news.
1. There is no need for negative PCR results, these are the conditions for Covid-19 patients to be declared cured
Many company owners apply a policy of negative PCR results on employees who are infected with Covid-19 to return to the office. Even though negative PCR or polymerase chain reaction is not a benchmark for Covid-19 patients being declared cured and no longer transmitting the corona virus.
Instead of relying on the negative Covid-19 PCR, a pulmonary and respiratory specialist, Jaka Pradipta, suggested getting a letter to recover from Covid-19.
2. Pulmonary Doctor Confirms CT Value is Not a Measure of Healing for Covid-19 Patients
Many people use the CT value in the Covid-19 PCR test swab as a measure of how much of the corona virus has entered the body. However, this was denied by a lung and respiratory specialist, Jaka Pradipta.
The CT value or cycle threshold value is the value that appears during the PCR test, which is how much virus is found in the test which is considered the golden standard or gold standard in the diagnosis of Covid-19.
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3. The Delta Variant Corona Virus Can Be Transmitted Through Airborne In Just 15 Seconds
The World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Committee warned that a new and higher-risk variant of Covid-19 is expected to spread worldwide.
So it is more difficult to contain the pandemic. This alarming announcement comes due to the discovery that several countries are facing a new wave of infections caused by the Delta variant of the coronavirus, which was first discovered in India.
4. Official! This Site Checks Covid-19 Drug Stocks in Real Time at the Nearest Pharmacy
The Ministry of Health has launched a Covid-19 drug stock check site that can be accessed in real time anytime and anywhere.
The site to check the stock of Covid-19 drugs was created because of the surge in cases of the corona virus which caused a shortage of drugs in hospitals and pharmacies. As a result, people are confused about finding the drugs needed to treat Covid-19 patients, even though they have been prescribed by doctors.
5. Don’t Panic, This is a Guide to Self-Isolation in a Safe Home
The spike in Covid-19 cases in various regions in Indonesia. So that a number of hospitals are overcrowded, and patients with mild symptoms are asked to self-isolate at home.
However, there is no need to panic if you are exposed to the covid virus and run out of inpatient places at special hospitals handling the Covid-19 pandemic.
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