Woman hospitalized after receiving wrong COVID vaccine dose at private hospital, family seeks compensation
Ranchi: In a case of medical apathy, a woman, who had received Covaxin as her first dose, was administered a shot of Covishield for her second dose at a private facility in Ranchi, following which the family sought compensation in wake of her deteriorating health condition.
Right after receiving the wrong Covid-19 vaccine, the woman fainted following which she was rushed to a hospital. When the woman reported a deterioration in her health the Centre's authorities admitted her to the hospital.
The woman's son Chandan recalled that his mother felt dizzy after getting the wrong vaccine and soon fainted, reports News18.
Furious over the negligence, the family members created an uproar inside the hospital premises. The family demanded that the hospital give them in writing about their negligence. The family also insisted on compensating future expenses of woman's medical treatment in wake of the the medical fiasco.
A PCR van immediately reached the hospital and tried to resolve the issue. However, the situation came under control only after Station House Officer (SHO) Venketash Kumar intervened and pacified the angry family.
No action has been taken against the private hospital yet for the alleged negligence.