Anal swabs for coronavirus become mandatory for entry into China

has made anal tests for mandatory for entry into the country. Reported by The Times.

The newspaper notes that this decision was made because Chinese experts believe this type of  test is more accurate than from the throat or nose.

Special sites for such testing have already been installed at the airports of Beijing and Shanghai.

Earlier, at the end of January 2021, began using anal tests as a type of coronavirus test. According to a study, stays in stool or rectum for a longer period.

In total, since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 115.8 million cases have been registered, over 91.5 million people have recovered, and more than 2.5 million patients have died.

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