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Thakurgaon woman hospitalized after getting vaccinated for Covid twice in one day

  • Published at 04:29 pm September 9th, 2021
File photo: A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a "Coronavirus Covid-19 Vaccine"sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020 Reuters

She received two shots in a matter of minutes

A woman has been mistakenly administered two doses of Covid-19 vaccine at Baliadangi Upazila Health Complex in Thakurgaon, health officials said on Thursday.

Fensi Akter, 39, wife of Tajim Uddin of Chhotasingia village in Charol union of the upazila, was admitted to the health complex as she fell sick after being vaccinated twice on Tuesday.

Fensi Akther said she went to Baliadangi Upazila Health Complex to get the second dose of vaccine after receiving a mobile SMS.

The on-duty nurse first injected Fensi with a dose of Sinopharm vaccine. Within a minute, another nurse took another vaccine and pushed it into her arm before she understood anything.

Later, the woman was admitted to the health complex when she fell sick.

Baliadangi Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr Abul Kashim said vaccine seekers are crowding the booth and they are struggling to handle to crowd every day.

"However, the woman is fine now but she is feeling sick due to anxiety over receiving two vaccine jabs," said the doctor.