The Department of Health and Social Care has issued a Class 1 Chief Medical Officer Alert. 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 over the last 24 hours. Public Health England has confirmed initial testing on packages received to date shows it is highly unlikely the substance contained therein is hazardous. However there is advice on precautionary measures to be taken.
Further details of the alert and the precautionary measures to take can be found here