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'We sincerely apologize for the error and for the uncertainty and concern this situation has caused,' Mackenzie Health said

Six people in Vaughan, Ont., injected with saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine | National Post

Six people in Vaughan, Ont., injected with saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine | National Post

Six people in Vaughan, Ont. were injected with saline when they were supposed to be getting the COVID-19 vaccine, health officials say.Six people in Vaughan, Ont. were injected with saline when they were supposed to be getting the COVID-19 vaccine, health officials say.

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Six people in Vaughan, Ont. were injected with saline when they were supposed to be getting the COVID-19 vaccine, health officials say. Six people in Vaughan, Ont. were injected with saline when they were supposed to be getting the COVID-19 vaccine, health officials say.

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Mackenzie Health said the incident happened on March 28th at one of its many vaccine clinics, adding that the injection does not cause any harm.Mackenzie Health said the incident happened on March 28th at one of its many vaccine clinics, adding that the injection does not cause any harm.

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Saline, or sodium chloride solution, is used to dilute some COVID-19 vaccines before injection.Saline, or sodium chloride solution, is used to dilute some COVID-19 vaccines before injection.

Did a Walgreens in NC Inadvertently Inject Saline Instead of COVID-19 Vaccines? | Snopes.com

Mackenzie Health is apologizing after injecting some Ontarians with saline instead of a COVID-19 vaccine dose.  In a press release, the health care provider announced that six residents who visited their COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Vaughan on Sunday, March 28, actually didn't receive a dose of the vaccine.  Editor's Choice: Toronto Has 3 New Pop-Up Vaccine Clinics For Residents In 7 Postal Codes A message from Mackenzie Health: pic.twitter.com/egmD3QS3BW — Mackenzie Health (@MackenzieHealth) April 19, 2021 Instead, they were mistakenly giving saline, a substance used to dilute the COVID-19 vaccine dose before injected.  The company states that this will not harm an individual. However, residents who need to be re-injected have been contacted.  "We sincerely apologize for the error and for the uncertainty and concern this situation has caused," stated a tweet from the company. "We have undertaken a full review of our processes and have implemented additional safeguards to prevent this from happening again." York Region expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to younger residents On Monday, York Region announced that as of April 20, residents over 35 can now get a COVID-19 vaccine dose in five hotspots.  Residents over 35 living in postal code spots starting with L4L, L6A, L4K, L4J or L3S will be able to book their appointments starting at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow morning.  On top of this, special education workers who live or work in the region can also sign up to get a dose.The company has implemented new safety measures so it doesn't happen again.

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A North Carolina woman says she and her husband were among those involved in a vaccine mix-up at a Walgreens.

North Carolina woman accidentally given saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine - WWAY TV

North Caronlinians seeking COVID-19 vaccines at one Walgreens received a saline solution instead, according to a new report."A Walgreens pharmacy in Monroe gave a small number of people an injection of saline instead of a COVID-19 vaccine last month, the company said Monday. Erin Loverher, a Walgree...North Caronlinians seeking COVID-19 vaccines at one Walgreens received a saline solution instead, according to a new report."A Walgreens pharmacy in Monroe gave a small number of people an injection of saline instead of a COVID-19 vaccine last month, the company said Monday. Erin Loverher, a Walgree...

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"Saline is used to dilute the COVID-19 vaccine prior to administration. Receiving a saline injection does not cause any harm, however this should not have happened.""Saline is used to dilute the COVID-19 vaccine prior to administration. Receiving a saline injection does not cause any harm, however this should not have happened."

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Six people in York Region who believed they were receiving the COVID-19 vaccine were in fact injected with saline, officials say.Six people in York Region who believed they were receiving the COVID-19 vaccine were in fact injected with saline, officials say.

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Mackenzie Health apologizes for error at Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital clinicMackenzie Health apologizes for error at Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital clinic

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Erin Loverher, a Walgreens spokesperson, said 22 people at one location were affected by the mix-up on March 20 at the pharmacy in Monroe and were scheduled to receive their second shot over the past weekend.Erin Loverher, a Walgreens spokesperson, said 22 people at one location were affected by the mix-up on March 20 at the pharmacy in Monroe and were scheduled to receive their second shot over the past weekend.

Walgreens pharmacy in North Carolina distributes saline, not vaccine, to 22 - The Virginian-Pilot

"You question how could that even happen? "Plenty of questions for Lisa Strawn. She says she and her husband walked into the Walgreens on Fincher Street in Monroe on March 20 and got what they thought was the Pfizer vaccine. "About 5:30 they called us and told us we needed to come back the next day, that there had been a mix-up with our shot,” Strawn said. Strawn was told the pharmacist had forgotten to mix the vaccine and they had only gotten a saline shot."You question how could that even happen? "Plenty of questions for Lisa Strawn. She says she and her husband walked into the Walgreens on Fincher Street in Monroe on March 20 and got what they thought was the Pfizer vaccine. "About 5:30 they called us and told us we needed to come back the next day, that there had been a mix-up with our shot,” Strawn said. Strawn was told the pharmacist had forgotten to mix the vaccine and they had only gotten a saline shot.

'How could this happen?' NC woman receives shot of saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine | WPDE

'How could this happen?' NC woman receives shot of saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine

Six people were mistakenly given saline injections instead of COVID-19 jabs in a vaccine clinic in Ontario, Canada.Six people were mistakenly given saline injections instead of COVID-19 jabs in a vaccine clinic in Ontario, Canada.

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 A Walgreens pharmacy in North Carolina mistakenly distributed shots of saline instead of COVID-19 vaccines to nearly two dozen customers last month. A Walgreens pharmacy in North Carolina mistakenly distributed shots of saline instead of COVID-19 vaccines to nearly two dozen customers last month.

North Carolina pharmacy mistakenly gives saline shots instead of COVID-19 vaccines | TheHill

 A Walgreens pharmacy in North Carolina mistakenly distributed shots of saline instead of COVID-19 vaccines to nearly two dozen customers last month. A Walgreens pharmacy in North Carolina mistakenly distributed shots of saline instead of COVID-19 vaccines to nearly two dozen customers last month.

North Carolina pharmacy mistakenly gives saline shots instead of COVID-19 vaccines | TheHill

Walgreens says it reached out to all impacted patients and gave them the COVID-19 vaccination as soon as they were able to return to the pharmacy.Walgreens says it reached out to all impacted patients and gave them the COVID-19 vaccination as soon as they were able to return to the pharmacy.

Some received saline shot rather than COVID-19 vaccine at Walgreens in N.C.

"We are investigating what happened and have taken immediate steps to review our procedures with the location to prevent this from occurring again," the store said in a statement.“We are investigating what happened and have taken immediate steps to review our procedures with the location to prevent this from occurring again,” the store said in a statement.

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Lisa Strawn has plenty of questions after she said she and her husband walked into the Walgreens on Fincher Street in Monroe on March 20 and got what they thought was the Pfizer vaccine.Lisa Strawn has plenty of questions after she said she and her husband walked into the Walgreens on Fincher Street in Monroe on March 20 and got what they thought was the Pfizer vaccine.

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Several people mistakenly received a saline injection instead of the COVID-19 vaccine at a Walgreens in Monroe, North Carolina.Several people mistakenly received a saline injection instead of the COVID-19 vaccine at a Walgreens in Monroe, North Carolina.

85-year-old woman was one of 22 who ‘mistakenly’ received saline shot at N.C. Walgreens

A Walgreens store in North Carolina mistakenly gave people shots of saline instead of a COVID-19 vaccine, the company said.A Walgreens store in North Carolina mistakenly gave people shots of saline instead of a COVID-19 vaccine, the company said. The pharmacy chain insisted that a “limited number” of people were

Walgreens store injected saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine

We're hearing from a local woman who says she and her husband were among those involved in a vaccine mix-up at a local Walgreens. The company admits some people who were supposed to get a COVID shot were accidently injected with a saline solution instead.

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The store reached out to each patient that was mistakenly given saline and rescheduled a time for them to get properly vaccinated.The store reached out to each patient that was mistakenly given saline and rescheduled a time for them to get properly vaccinated.

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The latest vaccine mishap amid a global effort to inoculate the general public against coronavirus occurred at a Walgreens in North Carolina.The latest vaccine mishap amid a global effort to inoculate the general public against coronavirus occurred at a Walgreens in North Carolina.

Vaccine mix-up at North Carolina Walgreens

A Walgreens in Monroe, NC says some people received a dose of saline, instead of the COVID-19 Vaccine at one of their stores.A Walgreens in Monroe, NC says some people received a dose of saline, instead of the COVID-19 Vaccine at one of their stores.

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Walgreens reached out to all impacted patients and gave them the correct injection as soon as they could.Walgreens reached out to all impacted patients and gave them the correct injection as soon as they could.

North Carolina Walgreens mixes up COVID-19 vaccine with saline

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