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Coronavirus can be detected within one hour: Home Minister

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|  26 Feb 2020, 00:00 | Update : 26 Feb 2020, 22:31
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Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said that coronavirus can be detected within one hour by a machine made by South Korean company Micobiomed.

He said, the machine will work to detect coronavirus, DNA, RNA and other viruses within one hour. The South Korean company has given the machine to Bangladesh as a sample. The government will consider importing the machines at a larger scale after watching its effectiveness.

The minister said this at a press conference after receiving the coronavirus detect machine and inaugurating the lab at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Wednesday evening.

Asaduzzaman Khan said, the government has taken strict surveillance system so that coronavirus cannot spread in Bangladesh.

Earlier, the South Korean company Micobiomed handed over the machine along with 100 kits to the home minister.

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