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Man gets 2 Covid-19 shots within a minute in Habiganj

A three-member committee has been formed to investigate whether anyone was negligent in the incident

Update : 10 Aug 2021, 08:51 AM

A man has been administered two doses of the vaccine against Covid-19 within a minute in Habiganj’s Bahubal upazila.

According to locals, Robi Kalindi, 54, a worker of Vrindavan Tea Garden in Putijuri area of the upazila, went to Bahubal Upazila Health Complex around midday on Monday to get vaccinated, reports Bangla Tribune.

The on-duty nurse first vaccinated Kalindi with a dose in his left hand. Within a minute of him sitting there, the nurse took another vaccine and pushed it into his right hand before he understood anything.

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As soon as another person standing next to them notified about the blunder, Kalindi was immediately taken under observation.

Confirming the matter, Bahubal Upazila Health Officer Dr Babul Kumar Das said: “There was an overflowing crowd at the vaccination center. This incident happened due to the misunderstandings and negligence on the part of health workers and vaccinator.”

However, a three-member committee headed by Dr Tania Afroz, a resident medical officer at the health complex, has been formed to investigate whether anyone was negligent in the incident, he added.

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