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Italian doctor is investigated for illegally vaccinating friends

Local authorities also check whether the doctor illegally performed for people close to Covid-19 tests Image: Getty Images

PAOLA, 14 JAN (ANSA) – A doctor from the Provincial Sanitary Agency (ASP) in Cosenza, Italy, is being investigated by the prosecutor’s office in Paola, in the Calabria region, for illegally administering doses of the vaccine against the new coronavirus to friends. Local authorities also investigate whether the doctor illegally performed covid-19 tests on people in the facilities where he works.

The suspect, who is the medical director of the Spoke hospital in Cetraro-Paola, is investigated by the police for fraud, forgery of public documents and embezzlement involving medicines and other hospital medical devices.

The man, according to investigators, has already taken a 12-month hook from work for using the service vehicle for personal purposes. (ANSA).

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