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200019/ART/ARN/V/2022 31 May 2022
WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY, STOP OR DIE.
Smoking habits are not only a problem in adults but also rampant among children and adolescents. This is evidenced by the increasing prevalence of smoking in the population aged 10-18 years. Since 1988, the World Health Organization (WHO) has used World No Tobacco Day external icon to highlight the harmful effects of cigarettes and other tobacco products on a person’s overall health.
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200018/ART/ARN/V/2022 30 May 2022
DEADLY HEPATITIS OUTBREAK 2022
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared an Extraordinary Event for the findings of acute hepatitis cases that have infected children in 12 countries in Europe, America, and Asia since April 15, 2022. The Indonesian Ministry of Health is also investigating the cause of this acute hepatitis incident. During the investigation period, the public is advised to maintain health protocols.
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200017/ART/ARN/V/2022 20 May 2022
THE POWER OF UVGI DISINFECTION TO INACTIVATES MICROBES
UV light in the wavelength range from 200 to 300 nm has a disinfecting effect. It is absorbed by the DNA of microorganisms, destroys their structure and inactivates living cells. In seconds the UV-C (UVGI) radiation renders viruses, bacteria, yeasts and fungi harmless. If the irradiation intensity is sufficiently high, UV disinfection is a reliable and environmentally friendly method, as the addition of chemicals is not necessary.
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20008/ART/ARN/II/2022 24 February 2022
GETTING TO KNOW ANOSMIA IN COVID-19
Signs and symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure. Early symptoms of COVID-19 may include a loss of taste or smell, or also known as anosmia. The term “anosmia” refers to the total loss of sense of smell. This condition affects your ability to detect odors.
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20005/ART/JES/II/2021 17 February 2021
HOW IMPORTANT IS THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCT AND THE SWAB METHOD IN TAKING THE SAMPLE FOR PCR?
Swab sampling is very popular nowadays, especially in diagnosing COVID-19 using PCR. However, in fact, swab sampling is not only for COVID-19 cases, but also for various types of viruses and other microorganisms in various locations, for example from the oral cavity, nasal cavity and even anus.
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20004/ART/JES/I/2021 29 January 2021
A RELIABLE DUET OF ANTIBODY RESPONSE INDICATORS IN THE CASE OF COVID-19
The COVID-19 virus known as SARS-CoV-2 that enters the body can be detected by the body's immune system and causes the immune system to produce antibodies to destroy it. This product is a rapid immunochromatographic assay that uses a combination of colored particles coated with the SARS-CoV-2 antigen to detect IgG and IgM antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in whole blood, serum or plasma. This product can detect primary and secondary infection of SARS-CoV-2.
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20003/ART/JES/I/2021 28 January 2021
FAST AND ACCURATE IDENTIFICATION OF COVID-19 WITH RAPID TEST ANTIGEN
In addition to the PCR test, rapid tests are also often used as an initial examination of COVID-19. As the name implies, rapid test results can be known immediately in a short time, usually only a few minutes or a maximum of 1 hour to wait for the results of the examination to come out. Antigen tests are commonly used in the diagnosis of respiratory pathogens, including the influenza virus.