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Video: China demonstrates how to perform a COVID anal swab test

In a viral video, China’s doctor demonstrates how to perform a COVID 19 anal swab test. Passengers on a flight to Beijing were taken to a hotel where they were subjected to anal swabs.

On social media, a video is going viral that shows a Chinese healthcare professional showing the method by which an anal swab for the Covid-19 test is obtained. The experiment was conducted on a mannequin.

Some of the Chinese cities use anus samples to help detect COVID-19 infections as China ramps up screening to ensure that no potential career of deadly virus is missed before the Lunar New Year holidays next month,, when thousands of people usually travel home to their families.

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