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'A terrible black mark on the CDC': Contamination delayed rollout of coronavirus tests

 

April 20, 2020



The failure by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to quickly produce a test kit for detecting the novel coronavirus was triggered by a glaring scientific breakdown at the CDC’s central laboratory complex in Atlanta, according to scientists with knowledge of the matter and a determination by federal regulators.

The CDC facilities that assembled the kits violated sound manufacturing practices, resulting in contamination of one of the three test components used in the highly sensitive detection process, the scientists said.

https://www.startribune.com/a-terrible-black-mark-on-the-cdc-contamination-delayed-rollout-of-coronavirus-tests/569764642/

 

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