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77 inmates at Iowa prison given overdoses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials say – KABC-TV

Dozens of inmates at an Iowa prison were given overdoses of a COVID-19 vaccine, officials said.

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Dozens of inmates at an Iowa prison were given overdoses of a COVID-19 vaccine, officials said.Two medical staff members from the Iowa Department of Corrections incorrectly administered the vaccine — developed by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech — to 77 inmates at the Iowa State Penitentiary, a maximum-security prison for men located in Fort Madison, about 90 miles southeast of Iowa City. The dosages given exceeded the amount recommended by the vaccine manufacturer,…

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