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Thousands of COVID tests recalled over bacteria risk, FDA warns

May 08, 2023 09:53AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Some "Pilot COVID-19 At-Home Tests" are being recalled due to possible bacterial contamination. COURTESY OF SD BIOSENSOR, INC. / FDA

 By ALEXANDER TIN - CBS Minnesota News - May 8, 2023

More than a half million home COVID-19 tests from Roche and SD Biosensor should be thrown out immediately, the Food and Drug Administration is warning, citing "significant concerns" over bacteria that could infect users of the tests.

The FDA says the recalled "Pilot COVID-19 At-Home Tests" can be identified by lot numbers listed on this page. 500,000 were distributed to CVS and 16,000 to Amazon.

To read the full story, visit the CBS Minnesota News site here. 

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