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‘The Covid-19 test made me cry’: what it’s like to get tested under Hong Kong’s mass screening scheme

My eyes welled with tears after the nasal swab forced itself right up my nose, triggering a sharp sensation. Tears streamed down my face.Very few distinctive sensations – or feelings of extreme discomfort – are as unpleasant as the nasal swab, but this could only be for me, and, if one is superstitious, linked to my assigned slot number – 13.Most of the others I spoke to at Hong Kong’s Covid-19 mass testing programme seemed to be fine with their experience.In fact, stubbing my toe may be far…

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