Website offered fake $4.95 coronavirus vaccines: U.S. Justice Department

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department on Sunday said it cracked down on a website that was fraudulently offering to sell vaccines for warding off the deadly coronavirus. The department said the case marked its first action to fight fraud related to the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 400 Americans and disrupted the lives of millions across the country. The coronavirus causes the respiratory illness COVID-19. The website claimed to offer access to World Health Organization vaccine kits for a shipping charge of $4.95.