A nurse is suspected of injecting salt solution into people’s arms instead of genuine doses at a vaccination centre in Friesland, Germany. Photo: AFP A nurse is suspected of injecting salt solution into people’s arms instead of genuine doses at a vaccination centre in Friesland, Germany. Photo: AFP
A nurse is suspected of injecting salt solution into people’s arms instead of genuine doses at a vaccination centre in Friesland, Germany. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Thousands need new shots after German nurse ‘swaps vaccine for saline’

  • The nurse’s motive was not clear, but she had aired sceptical views about vaccines in social media posts, police say
  • While the salt solution is harmless, many of those possibly affected are elderly people at high risk from Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A nurse is suspected of injecting salt solution into people’s arms instead of genuine doses at a vaccination centre in Friesland, Germany. Photo: AFP A nurse is suspected of injecting salt solution into people’s arms instead of genuine doses at a vaccination centre in Friesland, Germany. Photo: AFP
A nurse is suspected of injecting salt solution into people’s arms instead of genuine doses at a vaccination centre in Friesland, Germany. Photo: AFP
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