Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi says the government has "trebled the deliveries" of lateral flow tests

The Government has ramped up its delivery of lateral flow tests ahead of the new school term, the Education Secretary said.The move comes after widespread shortages over the festive period which saw London pharmacies left with dwindling supplies amid unprecedented demand for tests.

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