Primer to aid in swift confirmation of test samples for novel coronavirus — DOH

The DOH said the travel time for confirmation of samples on suspected novel coronavirus would become shorter with the help of a primer. | @CMarquezINQ

28.1.2020

The DOH said the travel time for confirmation of samples on suspected novel coronavirus would become shorter with the help of a primer. | CMarquezINQ

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday said the travel time for confirmation of samples on suspected novel coronavirus would become shorter with the help of a

primer. “Before we arrange it [samples] to a courier, siyempre, yung government ng Australia [natatagalan] because we are transporting potentially infectious materials so medyo matagal yung clearance so that [primer] would cut to at least two to three days,” Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo said in a press conference at DOH Headquarters. ADVERTISEMENT [Before we arrange the samples to a courier, of course, the government of Australia will impose strict clearance because we are transporting potentially infectious materials, so the primer will cut the travel time to at least two to three days.] Initially, samples are undertaking screening to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine in Muntinlupa to verify if they are positive for “non-specific pancoronavirus assay.” FEATURED STORIES Read more: Inquirer

CMarquezINQ Ppl with hx of travel to Wuhan wld most probably be younger and more able bodied because they are mainly tourists or travelers. But what if 1 of them eventually turns out positive? And infects people here.. Malamang makagawa n sila NG elderly or 1 more vulnerable. CMarquezINQ Precisely why I was irked when Rep. Atienza was reported as saying sonething like OA Yung response. Yang mga inoobserbahan malamang matagal p bago malaman. And while so far mababa p Yung fatality rate ng disease kasi nga confined p lang dun sa mga may history of travel sa Wuhan.

DoH probes 11 suspected cases – The Manila TimesAs many as 11 persons in the Philippines suspected of being infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus are “under investigation,” Department of Health (DoH) Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd said on Saturday. “As of now, we have 10 to 11 [suspected cases], ...

DOH: No need for class suspension due to novel coronavirusThere's no need to suspend classes because of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. DJEsguerraINQ DJEsguerraINQ Then release health bulletins in the progress of suspected patients, so that the people can be relieved.

DOH chief tells public to curb false info about new coronavirusPlease lockdown people who travelled from China like what the Chinese schools did rather than just wait for confirmatory results of samples from suspected people. Mas mainam na po na adavnce tayong kaysa mahuli tayo. Marami na pong namamatay sa Wahun, hindi lang po pinalabas ang balita. Yong may masakit po, pinauuwi nalang kasi di na makaya ng hospital. Mapigilan mo ba ang mga pinoy na eengot Like duh masaya maya sila magkalat fake news. Walang pakialam yan kahit pa isigaw mo na wag mag share ng fake news. Tatawanan ka lang. Iba nga nagshishare mg post na 10 years ago pa na mga pangyayari. Ganyang ganyan ibang pinoy

DOH monitoring 24 people with flu symptoms amid coronavirus fearsThe Department of Health says the persons under investigation are foreign visitors who all have a history of travel to Wuhan, China.

DoH probes 11 suspected cases – The Manila TimesAs many as 11 persons in the Philippines suspected of being infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus are “under investigation,” Department of Health (DoH) Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd said on Saturday. “As of now, we have 10 to 11 [suspected cases], ...

DOH: No need for class suspension due to novel coronavirusThere's no need to suspend classes because of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. DJEsguerraINQ DJEsguerraINQ Then release health bulletins in the progress of suspected patients, so that the people can be relieved.



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