Coronavirus FAQ: Why are some folks hacking home COVID tests by swabbing their throat?

Posted by on January 12, 2022 5:32 pm
Categories: US National Stories

A COVID-19 home test in the U.S. comes with a swab to swirl in the nostrils. But some users say they

The FDA-authorized tests call for a nasal swab. Some doctors are tweeting that they’re doing a throat swab too — though they don’t recommend this step to the public. Here’s a look at the swab debate.

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