Suara.com – Vice President Maruf Amin received a visit from the Minister of Research and Technology (Menristek / BRIN) Bambang Brodjonegoro at the official residence of Jalan Diponegoro, Central Jakarta on Tuesday (2/3/2021).
On this occasion, Maruf received a report about the development of a Covid-19 detector made by a national child, GeNose.
GeNose, a detection tool with a simple method, namely through the breath is made by researchers from Gadjah Mada University (UGM). According to Maruf, the findings are proof of the progress of the nation’s children’s ability to innovate.
“The work of Gadjah Mada University and this is an improvement from our nation’s children because it is very much needed,” said Maruf through a video uploaded via YouTube, the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia.
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On the same occasion, Bambang explained, the breath exhaled when using GeNose is a compound that can distinguish whether a person is exposed to the Covid-19 Virus or is in a healthy state, not exposed.
The detection is carried out by the method of artificial intelligence or artificial intelligence which can analyze the breath in less than a minute after our exhalation is entered into the system.
“Then it will be found out whether someone is positive or negative,” he said.
The use of GeNose has become important in the government’s efforts to implement it testing, tracing and treatment (3T) in the middle of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination program.
“That’s where GeNose will play an important role as a screening tool and of course this is the result of the innovation of the nation’s children in accordance with the direction of the Vice President, it must always be promoted and what is important can also be produced in large quantities.”
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