UP.: Three women given rabies vaccine instead of COVID-19 jab in U.P.

22nd Mar 21 - Nixon

Science Health
UP : In a bizarre incident, three elderly women were recently administered rabies vaccine when they went to get COVID-19 jab in Kandhla area of Shamli in western Uttar Pradesh. After the district Magistrate ordered an inquiry, a pharmacist was suspended and a show-cause notice had been issued to the medical superintendent of the community health centre on Friday. According to local sources, the incident came to light when one of the women felt side-effects such as dizziness and nausea after the inoculation. When she approached a private doctor, she showed him the slip handed over to her at the community health centre. It mentioned she was given rabies vaccine.