Sandbox tourist suffers swab test nosebleed

 Sandbox tourist suffers swab test nosebleed

Healthcare worker performing a COVID-19 test at Thailand Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi. Photo: UN Women/Pathumporn Thongking / flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

PHUKET: Vachira Phuket Hospital Director Dr Chalermpong Sukontapol has instructed medical personnel conducting swab tests to exercise more caution after a tourist who arrived under the Phuket Sandbox scheme suffered a nosebleed from a swab sample being taken.

The swab test and nosebleed happened on the tourist’s first day in Phuket, Dr Chalermpong noted.

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By The Phuket News


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