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Emirates Begins Coronavirus Rapid Testing in Dubai

Emirates become the first carrier in the world to test for COVID-19 before boarding flights. The airline introduced this measure in collaboration with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on Wednesday, applying rapid tests for all passengers before boarding a flight to Tunis, Tunisia. All passengers on the flight took blood samples at the check-in zones of Dubai terminal 3, with rapid test results available for passengers after a 10 minutes sample processing time. Emirates Chief Operating Officer Humaid Al Quatmi…