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Coronavirus: Randox recalls up to 750,000 test kits over safety concerns

Coronavirus: Randox recalls up to 750,000 test kits over safety concerns

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Up to 750,000 unused coronavirus testing kits are being recalled due to safety concerns.The UK's medicines and healthcare products regulator (MHRA) asked Randox to recall the kits sent out to care homes and individuals.The government said it was a "precautionary measure" and the risk to safety was low.It comes weeks after the health secretary said Randox kits should not be used until further notice.In mid-July, Matt Hancock said the swabs in some kits were "not up to standard". Safety issue over Randox Covid test kits How do I get a coronavirus test? The Department for Health and Social Care said results from Randox tests were unaffected.A spokeswoman said: "We have high safety standards for all coronavirus tests. Following the pausing of Randox kits on 1...