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Military base by chance offers COVID photographs to three folks searching for different vaccines

Three folks at a army base in Tacoma, Washington, have been by chance given COVID-19 vaccines whereas attempting to get different jabs, officers admitted this week.

“Joint Base Lewis-McChord is aware three people were inadvertently administered the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine instead of another vaccine at the Lewis Main Exchange,” Army Col. Joey Sullinger told Military Times on Tuesday.

The assertion didn’t say what vaccine the three had been searching for, and Sullinger didn’t instantly return The Post’s calls early Wednesday. The Pfizer shot is the one COVID one provided on the base.

The Army didn’t determine the trio who have been by chance jabbed, and the assertion didn’t say in the event that they have been by chance given additional photographs or have been beforehand unvaccinated.

“This incident is under investigation,” Sullinger advised Military Times.

“Army medical professionals are notifying and ensuring the health and welfare of those affected,” he mentioned of the bottom that’s house to I Corps and 62nd Airlift Wing.

The base provides walk-in COVID vaccines for army members based mostly there in addition to their households. The army can be encouraging members to get flu shots.

“Positive corrective action has been taken at this vaccination site to prevent such errors from happening again,” Sullinger insisted, with out elaboration.