Interpol warns of organized crime threat to covid 19 vaccines lyon france interpol has issued a global alert to law enforcement across its 194 member countries warning them to prepare for organized crime networks targeting covid 19 vaccines both physically and online. Mafia groups will most likely to try to disrupt the distribution of the covid 19 vaccine international police organization interpol warned on wednesday.
The international criminal police organization interpol on thursday issued an orange notice warning the world about a threat of organised crime to coronavirus vaccines.
Organized crime vaccine. The independent february 12 2021 covid 19 updates news leave a comment. Experts warn of organized crime as private pharmacies push to import covid 19 vaccines. Police group says organized crime groups may attempt to fake or steal supplies of new covid 19 vaccines.
In a statement the group warned its 194 member countries to be on high alert for organized crime networks attempting to infiltrate supply chains to get their hands on the vaccine. Granted emergency use authorization for pfizer and biontechs covid 19 vaccine. As the world pivots from vaccine development to vaccine distribution the international law enforcement agency interpol warns that organized crime will likely try to hoard doses of the vaccine.
Interpol issued a global warning wednesday that organized crime groups could target the upcoming coronavirus vaccination campaigns by peddling fake shots and stealing supplies according to reports. Criminal gangs will likely attempt to get their hands on the new covid 19 vaccines international police organization interpol warned potentially disrupting supplies of the crucial shots as they. Johannesburg international crime fighting agencies say organized crime groups have all the networks and methods needed to smuggle falsified substandard and stolen covid 19 vaccines across africa.
Interpol issued a global alert on wednesday warning its 194 member countries to prepare for organized crime networks targeting covid 19 vaccines both physically and online. Kampala uganda the independent health experts have asked the ministry of health to be keen on who they accredit from the private sector to be importers of the covid 19 vaccine.