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Coronavirus: Tokyo asks China to stop anal swab tests on Japanese citizens

  • Some of those subject to the tests complained of ‘psychological distress’, a top government spokesman says
  • The US has also protested after its diplomats were also reportedly subjected to the tests, a claim denied by Beijing

The Japanese government has requested China not to subject Japanese citizens entering the country to anal Covid-19 tests after receiving complaints of “psychological distress” from some of them, the top government spokesman said Monday. Source SCMP

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