Officials: Hundreds in Connecticut Need to Be Revaccinated

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A whole bunch of people that got a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at a New Haven clinic will want one other jab after well being officers stated late Friday that vials of the Pfizer vaccine have been improperly refrigerated.

As many as 650 folks have been administered pictures of the vaccine over a 6-week interval between Dec. 23 and Feb. 7 at a New Haven Well being Division clinic, in accordance with the Hartford Courant.

Officers stated the efficacy of the doses may need been diminished as a result of vials containing the vaccine have been saved at a temperature beneath what’s beneficial.

“After consulting with Pfizer and the Connecticut Division of Public Well being it was beneficial that those that obtained the improperly saved Pfizer vaccine or booster get revaccinated as quickly as they’ll,” Well being Director Maritza Bond stated.

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There is no proof that the temperature discrepancy has triggered medical hurt. The town stated it’s reviewing its insurance policies and procedures of vaccine storage, and conducting an inside investigation.

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