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Police arrest 2 for selling used COVID vaccine vials overseas

Police detain two Israelis on suspicion of selling used vials of Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine to buyers overseas.

The two central Israel residents, aged 45 and 19, are suspected of negligent care with a medication, violating the pharmacists’ ordinance and stealing from an employer.

Dozens of empty vials were found during a search of the suspect’s home, police say.
Each bottle could fetch $100, according to a police statement, which adds that investigators were aware of at least nine vials sold to buyers in the US, Italy and France.
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