Two elderly residents given vaccine ‘overdose’

Two elderly residents given vaccine ‘overdose’
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Two elderly Australians have been given four times the recommended dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a Queensland aged care home.

A man, 88, is in hospital as a precaution and a woman, 94, also received the extra dosage at Holy Spirit Carseldine.

The doctor has been stood down from Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout program after giving the two patients the incorrect dose.

Health Minister Greg Hunt revealed the blunder in a press conference this morning.

“Basically a doctor gave an incorrect dose to two patients yesterday,” he said.

“It’s important we’re upfront.”

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