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Police departments across the country are issuing warnings about scammers trying to trick people into reserving a COVID-19 vaccine over the phone. The callers claim to be from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ask for peoples’ credit cards and Social Security numbers in order to complete the transactions.

The Daly City Police Department called out the hoax on Twitter, saying: “There is no vaccine reserve program, and the CDC is not offering anything of the sort. Do not fall prey!”

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