Some at-home COVID Tests from Biden Admin Contain Toxic Chemical
(by Ashley Sadler | LifeSite News) – Just weeks after the Biden administration began mailing hundreds of millions of free at-home COVID-19 tests to U.S. families in January, health experts are now reporting that at least some of the test kits contain a toxic substance that has led to a surge in poison center calls across the country.
In a February 16 blog post, the Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center reported it had seen “an uptick in accidental exposures” to a reagent liquid included in some at-home COVID test kits.
The liquid, which “is used to trigger the chemical reaction that detects the presence of coronavirus,” contains the potentially toxic ingredient sodium azide, which acts as a preservative.
Sodium azide can cause low blood pressure, dizziness, headaches, and heart palpitations if swallowed in small doses, and larger amounts can cause seizures, loss of consciousness, or even death.
The Biden administration has sent out over 250 million free test kits to American families since January. It’s unclear how many of the kits contain sodium azide. Read Full Article >