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Novo Nordisk recalls medicine samples following Texas power outages

As drug samples couldn't be cooled down due to the lack of power during the storms in Texas in February, Novo Nordisk is voluntarily recalling nearly 1,500 insulin products.

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Novo Nordisk has issued a voluntary recall of 1,468 samles containing insulin products which were stored at the wrong temperatures during the raging winter storms in Texas in February, according to a press release from the firm.

The power outages resulting from the storm meant that the products including Levemir, Tresiba, Fiasp, Novolog and Xultophy could not be stored in proper temperature conditions.

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