The young woman works as a resident of clinical psychology and, as health personnel, was vaccinated within the priority categories, confirmed the local health authorities in a telematic press conference.
To the affected a whole vial of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was injected, which contains 6 doses.
Realizing the mistake, the nurses they were in charge of the vaccination they explained it to the young woman, who went to the emergency department of Massa, in the Tuscany region.
#Italy🇮🇹 | A young Italian woman mistakenly received six doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech and although she is in good health, she was observed in a hospital in Tuscany. #N4V pic.twitter.com/jevBufoMAO
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There he was in observation for 24 hours and then discharged.
At this time the patient is fine, “No collateral effects have been registered”, but doctors will follow their evolution to assess the effects on their immune system after receiving an excess antigen in their vaccination.
This overdose has been reported to the Italian Drug Agency (AIFA) and the regional health authorities have opened an investigation to clarify what happened.