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Everything You Need to Know About Omicron Variant

The World Health Organization on last Friday assigned the Greek letter omicron to a newly identified Covid variant in South Africa. The following is the answer about Omicron Variant. What is it called? The variant was initially referred to as B.1.1.529, but on Friday was designated as a variant of concern (VOC) by the World Health Organization because of its “concerning” mutations …
               

How to Protect Yourself From the COVID Delta Variant

  Delta Variant Symptoms Are Similar The Delta strain does have similar symptoms to the original COVID strain but there are some important differences. So far, loss of taste and smell are not known as common signs of the Delta variant. The common symptoms associated with Delta are: • Sore throat • Runny nose • Fever • Headaches While fever …
Precautions for nasopharyngeal swab sampling
               

Precautions for nasopharyngeal swab sampling

Nasopharyngeal swabs are mainly used for nasal and throat sampling of respiratory and intestinal viruses such as influenza, swine flu, avian influenza, hand, foot and mouth, etc. When using nasopharyngeal sampling swabs, attention should be paid to the following precautions, otherwise it will not only affect the accuracy of sampling, but also cause serious injury to the taker. Preparation before …
               

How to Choose a Correct Virus Preservation Solution for COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Testing

At present, the form of prevention and control of the new coronavirus is still very severe. As the first step of nucleic acid detection, the importance of sample collection and preservation is undoubted. The inspection industry often says “garbage in, garbage out” is important. The first influencing factor is sample collection. If there is a problem with the sample collection, …
               

Winter vacation for many colleges across China to start earlier amid latest campus COVID-19 flare-ups

Medical workers conduct the third round of full-scale nucleic acid testing on November 14, 2021 in a university in Dalian, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province. Photo: CFP   Winter vacation for many colleges in multiple provinces across China this year will start earlier than usual amid recent domestic COVID-19 flare-ups as the new round of resurgences presents characteristics of infection clusters …
Strategy of containing virus proves effective
               

Strategy of containing virus proves effective

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a citizen for nucleic acid test at a testing site in Xining, Northwest China’s Qinghai province, on Nov 8, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua] China will stick to its process of clearing any COVID-19 infections whenever an outbreak occurs, National Health Commission spokesman Mi Feng said over the weekend. It will continue to follow the …
               

What are the procedures from throat swab collection to nucleic acid test report?

From a throat swab collection to the nucleic acid test report on the phone, what has gone through in between? Let us go into the COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Testing Laboratory of the Medical Laboratory Department of Bei’an First People’s Hospital, and follow the medical staff to reveal the whole process of nucleic acid testing. First of all, the sampling personnel …
What Are the Benefits of Choosing an Oropharyngeal Swab for DNA Testing
               

What Are the Benefits of Choosing an Oropharyngeal Swab for DNA Testing

The standard method of sample collection for many of our DNA tests is through an oropharyngeal swab. This is the standard method of sample collection in the industry as collecting DNA is quick, painless and easy. Here are 5 benefits to choose an oropharyngeal swab for DNA testing: 1. Convenient and simple Using a swab is so easy that anybody …
               

Shanghai Disney finds no cases so far after testing

Shanghai Disney Resort. [Photo/IC] Over 33,000 people tested negative for COVID-19 at the Shanghai Disney Resort, after the entertainment complex conducted massive on-site nucleic acid tests on Sunday night and announced temporary closures to cooperate with an epidemic probe linked to other provinces. As of 8 am on Monday, all the 33,863 people tested at the facility reported negative results, …
               

Chinese vaccines help global COVID-19 fight

China has provided over 1.5 billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccines to 106 countries and four international organizations this year, playing a significant role in reining in the virus and advancing global collaboration, said Luo Zhaohui, chairman of the China International Development Cooperation Agency. The country has also delivered large amounts of antivirus materials, such as protective clothing, masks and …
               

COVID-19 cases raise fears of winter spread

Nucleic acid tests are conducted in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, on Wednesday. The authorities have strengthened prevention and control measures to halt the spread of the virus. [Photo by Ruan Banhui/for China Daily] Latest clusters, possibly linked to tour group, require urgent action The recent COVID-19 clusters in at least seven provinces and autonomous regions, which are suspected to be related …
               

Probe of virus’ origins needs collaboration

Open-mindedness in international community essential in tracing work To advance the probe into the origins of the novel coronavirus, top Chinese scientists have recently called for open-mindedness and international collaboration, as well as persistent efforts in screening wild animal specimens and samples of possible early infections. In an article published in The Lancet journal, Chinese researchers stressed that pinpointing a …
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