BERLIN (Sputnik) – Eight aged employees at a German care residence had been mistakenly injected with 5 occasions the advisable dose of the Pfizer/Biontech vaccine, native authorities mentioned on Monday
The incident occurred on Sunday in the northeastern metropolis of Stralsund in the Vorpommern-Ruegen district. District chief Stefan Kerth mentioned in a press release that he regretted the mishap.
Those injected with the drug had been aged between 66 and 82. They had been despatched residence as quickly as the error got here to mild. Four developed flu-like signs and had been hospitalized for statement.
The district authority identified that the vaccine’s German developer, Biontech, had used increased doses in the course of the first section of trials and noticed no lasting side-effects in the volunteers.