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UK medicines and medical devices regulator investigating 14 cases of fake or unlicensed COVID-19 medical products

  • “At this time, there are currently no medicines licensed specifically for the treatment or prevention of COVID-19 and there are no CE marked self-testing kits approved for home use.”
  • “The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has disabled 9 domain names and social media accounts selling fake or unauthorised COVID-19 products.”
  • “These include self-testing kits, ‘miracle cures’, ‘antiviral misting sprays’, and unlicensed medicines.”

Full information: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-medicines-and-medical-devices-regulator-investigating-14-cases-of-fake-or-unlicensed-covid-19-medical-productsAn increasing number of bogus medical products being sold through unauthorised websites claiming to treat or prevent COVID-19 are being investigated by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

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