Thousands in India Injected with Salt Water Instead of Vaccine

Authorities are investigating after thousands of people in India may have received fake coronavirus vaccines, according to multiple reports.

So far, 14 people have been arrested in connection with the scheme, which saw as many as 2,500 people injected with saline solution instead of the COVID-19 vaccine at around 12 vaccination sites in Mumbai and Bengal over the past two months, CNN, The New York Times, and CBS News report.

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Among those arrested are medical professionals, including Doctor Shivraj Pataria and his wife Neeta Pataria — the owners of the Shivam Hospital in Mumbai. The hospital, which was allegedly aiding the scam, has reportedly been sealed as the investigation continues.


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