Woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine

first_imgAn internal investigation has been opened, said Gianelli, saying that it was “maybe just human error, definitively not on purpose.”The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved. AdvertisementTags: PfizerVaccine A 23-year-old woman was mistakenly given six doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.The woman was administered the vaccine at the Noa hospital in Tuscany, central Italy, on Sunday. She has since been discharged from the hospital where she was being monitored for any adverse reaction, reported CNN.The patient, who is in “good health” with no underlying conditions, was kept in the hospital under strict observation for 24 hours and was discharged Monday, said hospital spokeswoman Daniella Gianelli.A health worker accidentally filled a syringe with an entire bottle of the vaccine, containing a total of six doses, and only realized her mistake shortly after the shot was administered. RELATEDTOPICS AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 commentsDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments Advertisement“She saw five empty syringes and realized her mistake,” Gianelli said.Doctors will be monitoring the woman’s immune response to the “massive dose of vaccine,” Gianelli said.The woman was able to get the vaccine before other people in her age group because she is an intern in the hospital’s psychology department, the spokeswoman added.center_img Charlotte County public school vaccine event on Saturday May 24, 2021 FDA: Pfizer vaccine can be stored at standard fridge temperatures up to 1 month May 21, 2021 Half of Americans now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 May 26, 2021 Moderna trial showing promise for expanding age requirement next month May 26, 2021last_img read more