Covidien (COV +3.8%) expands a recall of sensors used to monitor patients under anesthesia...

|By:, SA News Editor

Covidien (COV +3.8%) expands a recall of sensors used to monitor patients under anesthesia because of a modification that could result in inaccurate data, following a separate voluntary recall announced earlier this week. A J.P. Morgan analyst says COV's core medical devices business looks healthy despite broader challenges facing the industry.