Woman, 81, stole vial as ‘souvenir’


A 81-year-old woman charged with stealing a vial of Covid-19 vaccine in Thessaloniki in northern Greece has said she wanted to keep the medicine as “a souvenir” for her vaccination.

The vial of the Pfizer/BioNTech jab was reported stolen from a vaccination center in the district of Evosmos on Tuesday morning.

The woman, who allegedly removed the vial after her vaccination, was arrested following an investigation into the theft.