UP: 3 elderly women get anti-rabies shot instead of Covid vaccine

A big negligence of doctors has been revealed in Shamli of UP. At the Community Health Center here, three older women were vaccinated with the anti-rabies vaccine instead of the Covid-19 vaccine. During this time, negligence was exposed when a woman’s condition started deteriorating. The family created a ruckus on this. On the other hand, the Health Department officials say that action will be taken after conducting an inquiry.

According to the information, on Thursday, 70-year-old Saroj, a resident of Mohalla Saravagyan of the town, arrived in the e-rickshaw along with 72-year-old Anarkali and 60-year-old Satyavati, a resident of Railway Mandi in Jagdish Nagar, to get the first vaccine dose of Corona at the Community Health Center. It is alleged that as soon as the women reached the health center, the staff there asked for syringes worth Rs 10 each and sent them home by injecting anti rabies instead of injecting corona vaccine. It is alleged that in the meantime, the condition of old woman Saroj worsened.

Anti-Rabies dose

The woman began to panic after a dizzy spell. Family members hurriedly took the old woman to the private doctor for treatment. The doctor referred to getting the Corona vaccine by showing the health center slip, and the private doctor was surprised to see the health center slip.

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The private doctor told the family members of the woman that the woman had been vaccinated with rabies at the health center. When the families of the three women investigated the case, the negligence of the employees of the Community Health Center was exposed. On this, the family members of the victim women made a ruckus, complaining about the case to CMOs Shamli and demanded action.

What did officials say?

The case of three older women being vaccinated with rabies in place of the corona vaccine has come to the notice. Action will be taken against negligent employees after investigating the case.

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