UK Vaccine Plant Evacuated After Getting Suspicious Package
The factory, which is producing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in north Wales, said it notified authorities after receiving a "suspicious package."
- Published 27 January 2021
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LONDON (AP) — A British pharmaceutical manufacturing company producing coronavirus vaccines had to partially evacuate its factory Wednesday after receiving a “suspicious package.” The U.K. arm of Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company Wockhardt, which is producing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in north Wales, said it notified authorities after receiving the package on Wednesday morning. “Upon expert advice, we have partially evacuated the site pending a full investigation. The safety of our employees and business continuity remain of paramount…