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3 July 2020 — Collection
We are producing guidance and information for industry, healthcare professionals and patients covering the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
8 July 2020 — News story
Today’s publication of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review is of profound importance for the MHRA, since the safety of the public is our first priority.
3 July 2020 — Press release
Warning that thermal cameras and other such “temperature screening” products, some of which make direct claims to screen for COVID-19, are not a reliable way to detect if people have the virus.
10 July 2020 — Guidance
The different types of tests and testing kits for COVID-19, and the specifications for manufacturers.
16 June 2020 — Press release
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has instructed UK clinical trialists using hydroxychloroquine to treat or prevent coronavirus (COVID-19) to suspend recruitment of further participants.
29 May 2020 — News story
Anyone supplying these types of tests should temporarily stop this service.
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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency regulates medicines, medical devices and blood components for transfusion in the UK.
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