- THE EPOCH TIMES - Jan 28, 2021 -
Beijing and other Chinese regions have recently begun conducting anal swab tests on people, claiming that they can more accurately detect COVID-19 than the more commonly used nasal swabs.
Chinese people expressed concerns about the new testing method—sometimes done in front of others at quarantine centers—saying it is an invasion of privacy and also extremely uncomfortable.
Novavax Says Vaccine 89.3 Percent Effective in UK Trial, Less in South Africa
Novavax announced that its vaccine against the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus was shown to be 89.3 percent effective in preventing the COVID-19 disease in a trial in the United Kingdom, but less effective in South Africa where a different virus variant is more prevalent.
“Strong efficacy in Phase 3 UK trial with over 50 [percent] of cases attributable to the now-predominant UK variant and the remainder attributable to COVID-19 virus,” the company announced on its website.