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Nurse fired for handing out 150 fake COVID vaccine certificates

A healthcare worker prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic in the Negev's main Bedouin town of Rahat, on February 17, 2021. (HAZEM BADER / AFP)
A healthcare worker prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic in the Negev's main Bedouin town of Rahat, on February 17, 2021. (HAZEM BADER / AFP)

A nurse in the Bedouin town of Rahat has been fired after giving out fake COVID vaccine certificates to locals, according to Hebrew news reports.

The nurse reportedly handed out around 150 fake vaccine certificates to patients at at Clalit health clinic in Rahat who had not actually received the shot. After the system flagged unusual activity, the situation was investigated and the nurse admitted to her actions and was immediately fired, say reports.

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