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China disowns defective coronavirus test kits in PH

Mar 29, 2020 - 1:09 PM

(UPDATED) This comes after the Department of Health (DOH) said that test kits from China were only 40% accurate

TEST KITS. Thousands of aid packages donated by China are unloaded at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on March 21, 2020. The donation includes assorted medical supplies, personal protective equipment, and testing kits for coronavirus. Palace photo

DOH discards some inaccurate virus test kits from China

Mar 28, 2020 - 11:57 PM

Some of the kits from China proved to only be 40% accurate. Spain earlier also withdrew 58,000 China kits for poor accuracy.

TEST KITS. Thousands of aid packages donated by the People's Republic of China are unloaded at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on March 21, 2020. The donation includes assorted medical supplies, personal protective equipment, and testing kits for coronavirus. Palace photo