A woman receives a coronavirus vaccination at the Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: AP A woman receives a coronavirus vaccination at the Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: AP
A woman receives a coronavirus vaccination at the Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: AP

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

  • The scammers charged at least 800 people between 80,000 and 500,000 Ugandan shillings (around US$25-US$120) for a fake shot, officials said
  • ‘We have arrested two medical workers in the scam, and one medical doctor is on the run,’ said Dr Warren Naamara, director of a health services monitoring unit

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman receives a coronavirus vaccination at the Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: AP A woman receives a coronavirus vaccination at the Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: AP
A woman receives a coronavirus vaccination at the Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: AP
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