Crooks will be crooks: Officials intercept counterfeit coronavirus tests at Chicago airport

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US Customs and Border Protection officials say counterfeit coronavirus tests were intercepted this week at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

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The shipment, which came from the United Kingdom Tuesday, also included fake tests for other diseases, such as meningitis and salmonella, as well as COVID-19.

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The shipment was handed to the FDA for further analysis.

Only verified state and local health laboratories have tests that have been authorized to check for coronavirus.

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