Hong Kong is exploring various methods of collecting blood via finger pricks for antibody tests to be administered at the airport. Photo: Kontrolab/LightRocket via Getty
Hong Kong is exploring various methods of collecting blood via finger pricks for antibody tests to be administered at the airport. Photo: Kontrolab/LightRocket via Getty

Coronavirus: Hong Kong explores using finger pricks to draw blood for airport antibody tests

  • The technique, already in use in Macau and mainland China, could be employed in place of drawing blood with a syringe, government pandemic adviser says
  • City, meanwhile, confirms two new Covid-19 cases, both imported, ahead of press conference explaining roll-out of vaccinations for the 12 to 15 age bracket

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong is exploring various methods of collecting blood via finger pricks for antibody tests to be administered at the airport. Photo: Kontrolab/LightRocket via Getty
Hong Kong is exploring various methods of collecting blood via finger pricks for antibody tests to be administered at the airport. Photo: Kontrolab/LightRocket via Getty
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