France, March 4 -- Interpol warned of a massive network selling dud Covid-19 vaccines after detectives in China and South Africa seized thousands of fake doses. Dozens have been arrested and an investigation is underway.

Interpol, which unites nearly 200 police forces worldwide, said 400 vials of the counterfeits - equivalent to around 2,400 doses - were found at a warehouse in Germiston outside Johannesburg in South Africa.

Officers also recovered fake masks and arrested three Chinese and a Zambian national.

In China, police arrested 80 people and seized more than 3,000 fake vaccines after identifying a network selling counterfeit Covid-19 vaccines.

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