Ghana

German government fears attacks on vaccine facilities and staff

A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

dpa/GNA – The German government says it is preparing for possible attacks on vaccination centres, vaccine transports or even vaccine makers.

Although there are no concrete indications of such attacks so far, there is an “abstract threat” to the above-mentioned institutions due to “the great media presence as well as the high dynamics and emotionality” of the topic, the German Interior Ministry says.

The paper warns of protests by anti-vaxxers, coronavirus sceptics and conspiracy theorists that could get out of hand, along with property damage, cyber attacks and even physical assaults on staff.

Football news:

Agnelli on the reform of the Champions League: 20 teams in the leagues is too much for balance
Atletico after criticism of the refereeing from Real Madrid: Some are used to always having a fair wind
New realities of European football: clubs discuss banning transfers within the Champions League and reducing the top leagues for the sake of entertainment
Laporta is set to sign Alaba and Aguero to Barca. He has already been in contact with the players' agents
Hazard and Ramos can play against Elche. Real Madrid trust the Belgian, despite injuries
Edegor on moving to Real Madrid at 16: Madness. I didn't understand it then, because I was still a child
Wijnaldum on the contract: No news. The most important thing right now is the Liverpool game, not my situation