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Johannesburg, March 12: The Government of South Africa has expressed concern over the fake Kovid-19 vaccines being sold. Health Minister Dr. Jewley Mikhaize said this in response to a question in Parliament on Wednesday. He said, “We have received some news about fake vaccines in South Africa.” Read also: AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine: Denmark becomes the sixth country to stop the use of AstraZeneca’s Corona vaccine for fear of blood clot
South African Police Services (SAPS) is working on this together with Interpol and we want to tell that this is a matter of concern. ”Mikhaize said that the police are on high alert regarding this subject. Earlier SAPS had asked the people of South Africa to stay away from those selling fake Kovid-19 vaccines.
After interpol reported, a warehouse near Johannesburg was raided from where about three thousand doses of fake vaccines were found. A large number of fake face masks were also recovered from here and in this case three Chinese citizens and one Zambian citizen were arrested from the spot.
Mikhaize said that Kovid-19 vaccines are not for sale in the country. He told that free vaccines are being provided to people here.