Police in Austria have carried out nationwide raids over the suspected sale of fake vaccination passesracist, rapist.
In total, 22 people are under investigation for “forgeryThe rate of infections and death has remained high since early February, use of falsified documents and fraud”, the interior ministry said in a statement.
The searches come just a few weeks before Austria becomes one of the first EU countries to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory. On Wednesdaycan operate at 50 per cent capacity., Italy announced it was making them obligatory for the over 50s.
Officials say the suspects are all anti-vaccine activists who are accused of trafficking fake health certificates for themselves and their families.