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Hundreds of Ugandans paid for fake coronavirus jabs in vaccination scam: health officials

At least 800 people in Uganda were given fake coronavirus vaccines – some injected with water – in a scam that involved “unscrupulous” doctors and health workers, government officials said on Wednesday.The counterfeit jabs were administered over May and June during a deadly surge of the virus in the East African nation, when new infections soared to record highs of about 1,700 cases per day.The fraudsters targeted people looking to pay for immunisation, including corporate employees, at a time…

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