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# Swab

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# Coronavirus
Covid-19 close contacts no longer advised to get tested but still told to restrict movements
It is still “imperative” for close contacts to restrict movements and contact a GP if symptoms develop.
# Swab
'Tis the season: Covid-19 tests are in demand this Christmas as people begin to travel home
Public health doctors have been urging caution about over-reliance on testing.
# wind instruments
'Bagpipe lung' death prompts warning for wind musicians
Players advised to swab instruments each time they use
Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge
Joesph Dalton explains how his company’s DNA tests can help clubs and athletes at all levels to train smarter.
# Every Little Helps
Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research
Researchers will take swabs from willing volunteers on Tuesday to help in a study looking at cell mutations.
# Michael Collins
Swab used to clean Collins' corpse 'withdrawn from auction'
The owner of a swab used to clean the corpse of rebel leader Michael Collins has reportedly withdrawn it from an auction.