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China makes Covid anal swabs compulsory for all international arrivals – Metro.co.uk

The procedure has been described as ‘humiliating’ and the cause of ‘great psychological pain’.

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China believes samples taken from the anus are a more accurate way of testing whether someone is infected (Picture: Getty)
Anal Covid swabs have been made compulsory for everyone flying into China from abroad, despite protests from governments around the world.
The humiliating procedure involves a sterile cotton swab, which looks like a very long ear bud, being inserted 3cm to 5cm into the anus before being gently rotated out.
Beijing claim it is a more accurate way of testing whether someone has…

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