Pharmacist Stephen Brandenburg, who was arrested in the US state of Wisconsin for sabotaging doses of coronavirus vaccines, confessed to his crime, saying: ‘I messed up the bottles because I thought the vaccine didn’t was not sure. The prison sentence of the vaccine-sabotaging pharmacist, who fell like a bomb with the statements he made after the scandal that erupted last January, has become clear.
46-year-old pharmacist Steven R. Brandenburg was arrested for knowingly and willfully causing the spoilage of hundreds of doses of the Moderna covid-19 vaccine at the hospital where he worked in Wisconsin, confessing everything and admitting his guilt during the ‘examination.
According to the statement from the US Department of Justice, Steven R. Brandenburg was sentenced to 3 years in prison for deliberately withdrawing more than 500 doses of the coronavirus vaccine, which must be kept at a certain temperature in the hospital where he working, from the refrigerator and deteriorating it.
The vaccine saboteur was also convicted of damaging the hospital where he worked and was ordered to pay $ 83,800.
More than 124 million doses of Moderna vaccine have been delivered to the United States since the start of the vaccination campaign. The Moderna vaccine, which is applied in two doses and produced with mRNA technology, is known to be 90 percent effective against symptomatic Kovid and 95 percent effective against severe disease.
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The Wisconsin State Grafton Police Department has issued statements regarding the detention of Stephen Brandenburg. According to reports in the US media, it was stated that pharmacist Stephen Brandenburg spoiled the vaccine vials on the grounds that “he thought it was not safe” and that there was no evidence indicating that the Kovid-19 vaccine had altered people’s DNA.
SABOTIST PHARMACENT CONFIRMS ITS CRIMINAL
It was said that Brandenburg confessed to Ozaukee County District Attorney Adam Gerol during the hearing held via Zoom. Grafton Police said Brandenburg admitted sabotaging Covid-19 vaccine vials at Advocate Aurora Hospital on December 24 and 25, “deliberately” removing the vaccines from refrigerated storage and leaving them outside for storage. spoil.
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HUNDREDS OF DOSES HAVE BEEN DAMAGED
A Wisconsin state hospital pharmacist has been said to have been arrested on suspicion of sabotaging more than 500 doses of the coronavirus vaccine by deliberately removing it from the refrigerator. Hospital officials said they initially believed it was an unintentional mistake after the stray vials were discovered on December 26, but admitted on Thursday the vaccine was deliberately removed from the refrigerator after an investigation further.