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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Scream, not swab: Dutch inventor creates new way to detect coronavirus” – below is their description.
Dutch inventor Van Wees has created a possible new way to screen for coronavirus infections. Instead of using nasal or throat swab tests, Wees asks participants to walk into an airlocked cabin to sing or shout out loud. “If you are spreading and yelling and screaming, you are spreading tens of thousands of particles which contain coronavirus,” he said.CGTN YouTube Channel
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