A medical worker takes a swab from a taxi driver at a makeshift Covid-19 testing station in a car park in Hong Kong. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa A medical worker takes a swab from a taxi driver at a makeshift Covid-19 testing station in a car park in Hong Kong. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa
A medical worker takes a swab from a taxi driver at a makeshift Covid-19 testing station in a car park in Hong Kong. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa

Letters | What’s wrong with Hong Kong’s plans for mass coronavirus testing

  • Based on available information on the accuracy of tests, the number of false positives and negatives could be high
  • Resources should instead be focused on repeated testing of high-risk groups

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker takes a swab from a taxi driver at a makeshift Covid-19 testing station in a car park in Hong Kong. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa A medical worker takes a swab from a taxi driver at a makeshift Covid-19 testing station in a car park in Hong Kong. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa
A medical worker takes a swab from a taxi driver at a makeshift Covid-19 testing station in a car park in Hong Kong. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa
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