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Coronavirus: South Korean mayor who boasted of securing 30 million vaccines apologises for nearly falling for fraud

A South Korean mayor who had boasted of his city’s ability to secure Covid-19 vaccines has publicly apologised after it was revealed he almost got taken in by fraudsters.Kwon Young-jin, mayor of Daegu, told reporters on May 31 that a foreign trading company contacted by an association of medical institutions in the city of 2.5 million had promised to provide 30 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to South Korea’s government within three weeks.The opposition politician had been highly…

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