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Fact check: Though nasal test for COVID-19 swabs deep into the nose, nothing is implanted

USATODAY.com Saturday, 11 July 2020
A Facebook post questions why saliva tests used for COVID-19 are necessary, and falsely suggests they may be implanting something in the nose.
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Although nail salons are reopening nationwide, COVID-19 is still very much an ongoing pandemic. In Washington, under the state's guidelines for personal service providers, that includes nail salons, clients "must self-screen for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 before arriving at the service provider location." But a nail technician named Taylor recently shared a since-removed Facebook post with a screenshot of a text-message conversation she says she had with a customer.

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