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Nation 25 Sep 2021 | 7:00 AM

Basic SOPs remain vital

PETALING JAYA: As the Health Ministry deliberates on simplifying the Covid-19 standard operating procedures, health experts say the most crucial ones are still wearing of face masks, physical distancing and good personal hygiene.Universiti Malaya Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Faculty of Medicine’s Prof Dr Moy Foong Ming said the present SOPs are much more standardised than before.

Nation 08 Jul 2021 | 7:00 AM

Self-test for faster results

PETALING JAYA: The self-test kits (Rapid Antigen test) that use saliva for Covid-19 screening will ramp up the testing rate in the country but the results must be followed up with a confirmatory RT-PCR test, say health experts.