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German man in hospital after accidentally receiving vaccine 5 times

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German man in hospital after accidentally receiving vaccine 5 times

A man on Friday was recovering in a German hospital after accidentally receiving five times the standard dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Health authorities in the eastern German city of Schwerin told the local daily Schweriner Volkszeitung that it had been a regrettable incident, which occurred after the containers with diluted and undiluted versions of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine were mixed up.

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As a precaution, the man was taken to the hospital for observation but had so far not shown any signs of problems, the authorities said.

(dpa/NAN)

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