Do you have coronavirus or not? The telling robot arrived
As fast as the coronavirus is being investigated, hardly any disease in history has been treated with such lightning speed. As a result, a robot has now been developed to test for the coronavirus. According to Mail Online, this robot is capable of testing people 10 minutes faster than human doctors. To test, the robot uses facial recognition and 3D imaging technologies.
According to the report, the robot itself obtains samples from patients’ bodies, saves them, and then tests them. This robot receives samples from people’s noses. It puts a stitch in the nose and rotates it for 10 seconds and then saves the pattern. The robot was developed by a company called Brain Navy of Taiwan. The company has also tested it on its employees and these experiments have been very successful. The company claims that this robot can complete a test in just 5 minutes, although the human medical staff does this work in 15 minutes.
Warning! Be careful not to overdo it
The days of 2020 will forever be remembered in human history when the world was shut down by the coronavirus. All the big cities were deserted. Death was dancing everywhere and wild animals were roaming the streets of many cities of the world including Islamabad as people were locked up in their homes. These were the days when many columnists, including me, were writing that one never knows who will survive and who will not. Many TV anchors stopped programming from the studio and started programming on Skype from home.
Every day, the news of the death of a close relative or acquaintance was sad. For the first time in their lives, many people did not offer Taraweeh prayers in mosques during Ramadan and also offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at home. There were some days in June 2020 when more than 100 people were dying every day in Pakistan due to the coronavirus and some experts believed that by August the situation would be so bad that there would be less space in cemeteries. But when August came, the number of coronavirus patients began to drop dramatically.
On August 20, 2020, the British newspaper The Telegraph wrote that scientists were looking for an answer to the question of why the number of coronavirus patients in Pakistan is declining and neighboring India is increasing. No cure for coronavirus has been found in the world, but Pakistan is one of the few countries in the world where the epidemic has been brought under control. The epidemic has subsided, it is not over yet but many people have given up caution. I was asked by some of the world’s leading newspapers, including some foreign diplomats in Islamabad, what was the secret behind the decline in the number of coronavirus patients in Pakistan. I gave everyone the same answer and that was NCOC.
The National Command and Control Center was a new body set up to fight the corona virus. Through this body, a permanent system of coordination was established between the federal government and the provincial governments. Lt. Gen. Hamoodul Zaman Khan has been made the chief coordinator of the agency. An epidemic like the corona virus occurs once in centuries, so no one in Pakistan had any experience fighting this epidemic.
Providing accurate information to the public and awareness of precautionary measures were very important tools to combat this epidemic. This responsibility was handed over to Director General ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar. In this regard, he studied China’s model in addition to the World Health Organization and NATO’s communication strategy and developed an awareness campaign keeping in view the ground realities of Pakistan in which newspapers and television channels cooperated with him. ۔
You will be pleasantly surprised to hear that in the last six months, TV channels have spent more than 10,000 hours in providing information and awareness campaigns about the coronavirus. This was a time when doctors, nurses, and paramedics were encouraged to fight the coronavirus. During this time a lot of misinformation was spread through social media but newspapers and TV channels also thwarted this misinformation. In the NCOC, the civilian and military leadership came together under one roof. On the one hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan and the opposition parties were making statements against each other, but in the NCOC meetings, this insignificant person saw with his own eyes that Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar and Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah They are talking in a very friendly manner and making decisions by consensus.
Provincial officials attended NCOC meetings via Skype or video link, and they also had the full support of the local military. This is why the NCOC slowly began to repel the coronavirus. All the agencies of the Army continued to co-operate fully with the NCOC and this was due to the personal interest of the Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. He and Prime Minister Imran Khan himself came to the NCOC and watched its work. When the NCOC started its work, Pakistan had the capacity to test 472 coronaviruses daily as the number of testing laboratories was only four in the whole country. 133 and today 22 thousand to 24 thousand tests are being done daily. At present Pakistan has the capacity to do 60 thousand tests daily.
In the beginning, there were very few ventilators in hospitals. The NCOC also increased beds in hospitals across the country for coronavirus patients and provided ventilators. Currently, 1920 ventilators are reserved for coronavirus patients in the country, but only 113 are in use. The daily death toll has dropped from 153 to 15 to 20. During this time, the locust heart also attacked but the mission of fighting the locust heart was given to Lieutenant General Moazzam Ijaz and along with the coronavirus, the locust heart was also fully fought. Political parties disagreed on the method of lockdown but the decisions taken at the NCOC forum were respected. Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also announced the lockdown after seeing Sindh. The Prime Minister respected these decisions but in the end, the strategy of smart lockdown was successful.
The coronavirus spread after Eid al-Fitr, but it was controlled by an effective strategy on Eid al-Adha. Now Muharram has begun and educational institutions may open in September. We need to remember that the coronavirus has been repelled, but not completely defeated. So far, the credit for the success goes to the cooperation between the civilian and military leaderships that have come together under the umbrella of the NCOC, including the political leadership of Sindh, Azad Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan. The staff of NCOC continued to work in three shifts even on Eid days and the lights of its headquarters were never switched off. To continue this series of successes, we need to be careful for a few more months, as experts believe that Corona may strike us back in the winter, so don’t stop using the mask.
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