After suffering from a cough and shortness of breath for a week, Tokyo resident Joe Oliver visited the doctor to see if he should be tested for COVID-19. In this episode Oliver recounts his experience of being tested in Tokyo’s SDF military hospital in Setagaya, including the notorious PCR test that goes up your nose. Hosted by Oscar Boyd.
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