Federal Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said that Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) would publish research regarding COVID-19 base on which human gender group is more prone to attract and which is surviving the pandemic.
PSF is the apex body for promotion and funding of scientific and technological research and science popularization in the country. PSF has two subsidiary organizations i.e. Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC).
Fawad Chaudhry said that we will bring 8000 more sanitizers in market, last week we sent around 2500, moreover the Pakistan Union Council (PUC) is keen to increase the number of working ventilators from 1500,to 3000.
He mentioned NUST has made its own COVID-19 testing kits which would be provided to hospitals to minimize the expenses of testing as it did cost around 8000 Rs but after introducing made in Pakistan kits it would be around 2500.
He said that i stayed in self-isolation for three days after returning from abroad even though I was pronounced COVID-19 free and I attended cabinet meeting online.
Minister further stated that he had adapted self quarantine to not become a life threat to others with COVID-19. He spent his time while reading books research and watching movies during self quarantine due to COVID-19 in Pakistan.