NEW YORK (AP) — Almost 900 folks obtained expired COVID-19 vaccine doses at a vaccination website in Occasions Sq. this month, well being officers mentioned Tuesday.
The 899 people who obtained doses of the Pfizer vaccine on the former NFL Expertise constructing in Occasions Sq. between June 5 and June 10 ought to schedule one other Pfizer shot as quickly as potential, the New York Metropolis Well being Division mentioned.
ATC Vaccination Companies, the corporate that administered the photographs beneath contract to the town, mentioned in an announcement, “We apologize for the inconvenience to these receiving the vaccine batch in query and need folks in the beginning to know that now we have been suggested that there is no such thing as a hazard from the vaccine they obtained.”
Well being Division spokesperson Patrick Gallahue mentioned those that bought the expired doses “have obtained e-mails, cellphone calls, and are additionally being despatched letters to ensure they’re conscious of this case.”