China uses anal Covid swab tests on selected residents to protect Olympic ‘bubble’, detect Omicron
27 people were given anal Covid-19 swabs in Beijing this week in a procedure that involves inserting a cotton swab nearly five centimetres into the rectum.
facebooktwitteremailBeijing is ramping up COVID-19 testing in the capital, and anally swabbing small segments of its population in a bid to ring-fence as many Omicron cases as possible. Noel Celis/AFP via Getty ImagesBeijing is doing anal swabs on a small segment of its population to detect Omicron cases.
27 people were swabbed this week in the procedure, which involves a cotton bud being inserted close to five centimetres into the rectum.Beijing this week locked down buildings and tightened Covid-19 restrictions over one Omicron case.For more stories go toRead more: Business Insider SA🇿🇦 »
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