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Internal HHS investigation finds CDC's early test kits were 'contaminated'

By KATU 2 / Sinclair Broadcast Group  
   June 20, 2020

An internal investigation at the Department of Health and Human Services into why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shipped defective coronavirus test kits to public health laboratories in February – a failing some experts have cited as a hindrance to America’s critical early efforts to combat the outbreak – has concluded, according to a final report obtained by Sinclair, that CDC scientists likely used a component in the kits that were “contaminated.”

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