Maharashtra man given anti-rabies dose instead of coronavirus vaccine
Thane : A Maharashtra man was administered anti-rabies dose instead of coronavirus vaccine at a medical facility in Thane district. A doctor and nurse have been suspended after the matter came to light.
Local resident Rajkumar Yadav went to the civic-run medical centre in Kalwa area on Monday to get a jab against the coronavirus infection.
It has been told that he stood in the wrong queue and got jabbed with anti-rabies vaccine. Though, he was later informed by the authorities, a spokesperson of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) told reporters on Tuesday.
The man first panicked, but he is fine and has no complications, the official said.
He later complained to authorities and based on a preliminary enquiry, a woman doctor, who was in-charge of the medical centre, and a nurse were placed under suspension for the goof-up, the official said.
The medical centre, located in a slum colony of Kalwa, provides vaccination against various diseases to people in the area.