A medical worker takes a sample from a resident in Mudanjiang as the city begins mass screening for the coronavirus. Photo: AFP A medical worker takes a sample from a resident in Mudanjiang as the city begins mass screening for the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
A medical worker takes a sample from a resident in Mudanjiang as the city begins mass screening for the coronavirus. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: another Chinese city starts mass Covid-19 tests

  • Mudanjiang in China’s northeast has given itself six days to screen all of its residents for the pathogen after coming under pressure from an influx of cases in April
  • Researchers say the programme is expensive and will add little to scientific understanding of the disease

Topic |   Coronavirus China
A medical worker takes a sample from a resident in Mudanjiang as the city begins mass screening for the coronavirus. Photo: AFP A medical worker takes a sample from a resident in Mudanjiang as the city begins mass screening for the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
A medical worker takes a sample from a resident in Mudanjiang as the city begins mass screening for the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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