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UK has fixed swab shortage problem for coronavirus testing, minister says

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has fixed the problem it had with a shortage of swabs used in the testing of coronavirus and is resolving an issue in supply of reagents needed in the process, health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday.

“Thanks to the ingenuity of my team, we have fixed the swabs issue, and we’re tackling the shortage of reagents,” Hancock said.

Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Alistair Smout