On April 4, speaking with the Nguoi Lao Dong Newspaper, Dang Hai Dang, Director of the Ca Mau province Center for Disease Control, said that there were reports of an 8-month-old girl receiving the 5-in-1 vaccine. .but injecting the wrong Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.
“In the first step, officials were suspended for violations. At the same time, directed localities to conduct individual and group reviews related to the above incident” – Mr Dang added.
According to preliminary information, on the morning of April 1, Ngo Minh Tan and his wife (living in Tam Giang Tay commune, Ngoc Hien district, Ca Mau province) took their daughter, NNM (8 months) to the Tam Giang Health Center. West Station received 5-in-1 vaccination. After screening, baby M. was taken to the waiting room and vaccinated.
About 5 minutes later, the station’s medical staff informed Tan and his wife about the incident of inadvertently injecting Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine. After that, the girl was taken to the Ngoc Hien Health Center for monitoring and then transferred to the Obstetrics and Children’s Hospital for treatment.
Currently, baby M.’s health is stable and is expected to be discharged in the next few days.