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Up to six people at St. Thomas vax clinic given saline solution Nov. 30

As many as six people at a St. Thomas COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic last month may have received a dose of saline solution instead of vaccine, the area public health office says. Human error accounted for the dispensing problem, Southwestern Public Health said Tuesday as it reported it’s trying to find those affected from the Nov. 30 mass clinic in St. Thomas.  Saline solution, a mixture of water and salt often used in medicine, is not harmful to humans, the public health office said.  No children under age 11 were among the individuals potentially affected, and the health unit said it’s trying to contact those people to resolve the situation. Read More

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