Pfizer vaccine incorrectly administered to two patients at Brisbane aged care home
Two elderly people in a Queensland aged care home have been given “higher than the recommended dose” of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine, Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has confirmed.
- The two elderly aged care residents were given the incorrect dose by a doctor yesterday
- Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said an investigation is underway
- The doctor who administered the doses has been stood down from the vaccine program
An 88-year-old man and a 94-year-old woman were given the doses yesterday.
When asked how much was administered Mr Hunt said it had been reported that four times the recommended dose had been given but it was still under investigation.
“It hasn’t been confirmed, because it’s actually really hard to be able to tell what was in the needle, but it couldn’t have been more…