Archive for January, 2021

COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

COVID-19 testing involves analyzing samples to assess the current or past presence of SARS-CoV-2. Severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-coV-2) is one of the strain/pathogen that causes COVID-19. Covid Testing is basically assessed on their sensitivity and specificity abilities. A test’s sensitivity is the ability of a test to correctly identify those with the presence of disease (true positive rate), whereas test specificity is the ability of test to correctly identify those without the disease (true negative rate).

What are the different types of COVID-19 tests available?

There are two different kinds of tests available for COVID-19.

  1. A viral/diagnostic test that tells you if you have an active coronavirus infection.
  2. An antibody test tells you if you had a previous infection.

Currently there are two types of viral tests– molecular tests, such as RT-PCR tests, that able to detect the presence of specific genetic material from the virus, and antigen


Travel Tips For A Worry Free Journey

Requesting a travel guide prior to your trip is a great idea to familiarize yourself with your destination. Travel guides can be requested from the Chamber of Commerce in the city you are traveling to. This article will give you some tips on different ways you can familiarize yourself with your travel destination.

When traveling, whether it’s for a day or a month, don’t advertise your absence on social media sites. If you do, this lets people know that you’re going to be away from home and that most likely your house will be empty. This significantly raises your chances of being robbed while you’re out of town.

If you are a woman traveling overnight on business, be sure that the blouses and underthings you wear and bring can be washed in the sink and hung up or blow-dried. Missed luggage and/or connections can mean you arrive at a hotel …