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Testing On A Massive Scale

Benjamin Cowling, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, University of Hong Kong

03-Sep-20 07:37

Testing On A Massive Scale

Hong Kong is pursuing voluntary mass testing for all its residents. This initiative has been met with objections from NGOs and activists while some questions over the privacy of data collected. Benjamin Cowling, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University of Hong Kong tell us the rationale for this and would this unfortunately lead to a false sense of security.

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Produced by: Dayana Mustak

Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Wong Shou Ning


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