Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are seen alongside syringes at a vaccination site in Incheon, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are seen alongside syringes at a vaccination site in Incheon, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are seen alongside syringes at a vaccination site in Incheon, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: South Korean mayor who boasted of securing 30 million vaccines apologises for nearly falling for fraud

  • Kwon Young-jin claimed last month that a foreign trading company had promised to provide 30 million Pfizer-BioNTech jabs to South Korea’s government
  • But the opposition politician, and critic of President Moon Jae-in, was forced to apologise on Tuesday after the deal turned out to be a scam

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are seen alongside syringes at a vaccination site in Incheon, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are seen alongside syringes at a vaccination site in Incheon, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are seen alongside syringes at a vaccination site in Incheon, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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