Britain's coronavirus testing system hit by Roche supply chain glitch

Topics Coronavirus | Britain | Roche


By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's COVID-19 testing system faced more disruption on Wednesday after logistical problems at a Roche warehouse delayed the dispatch of some of the Swiss pharmaceutical giant's products.

Roche is one of the main suppliers of diagnostic tests to Britain's National Health Service (NHS) Test and Trace programme, which was also hit by a glitch last week that delayed the reporting of nearly 16,000 positive tests. The timing of Roche's problems could hardly be worse with new.....

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