Thousands who visited COVID-19 vaccination site in CA received wrong dose

Thousands who visited COVID-19 vaccination site in CA received wrong dose
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Thousands of people who visited a mass vaccination site in Oakland, California, on March 1 received the wrong dosage of the Pfizer vaccine, according to KTVU.

An estimated 4,300 people were administered less than the recommended dose while getting a shot at the Oakland Coliseum, two unnamed medical workers told the media outlet.

The optimal vaccine dosage is 0.3-mL of Pfizer but thousands of people received around 0.2 mL, KTVU said.

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Due to a problem with the syringes, too little of the Covid-19 vaccine was administered, the media outlet reported.

The mixup took place on Monday morning but was identified and resolved by 2 pm, state officials confirmed to KTVU.

Both agencies that run the mass vaccination site — the California Office of Emergency Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency — were unaware of the issue until KTVU alerted them of it on Tuesday.

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