Handling Suspicious Packages (The Cyrus Project)

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr Michael McBride hased a letter  issued the following letter relating to ‘Handling Suspicious Packages (The Cyrus Project)’

An organisation identifying itself as ‘The Cyrus Project’ has sent unsolicited packages, with accompanying literature requesting testing on the enclosed sample, to a number of health related organisations in England over the last 24 hours. Public Health England who have tested the packages have confirmed initial testing on packages received to date shows it is highly unlikely the substance contained therein is hazardous. However as a precautionary measure, health professionals are advised to take the actions outlined in the letter in the unlikely event packages have been sent to organisations in Northern Ireland.


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