My Favorite Mistake — A “Vaccine Administration Error” That I Experienced This Week

In today’s bonus episode, host Mark Graban talks about an error that he was “victim” of this week. He was given the incorrect Moderna booster dose, being given the “full” 0.5 mL dose instead of the “booster” dose of 0.25 mL. This is, thankfully, an error that’s not harmful (in fact, it may be to his benefit). But, everyone, from the CDC to the store, pharmacy manager agreed this was a “serious” error that “should not occur.” How can we learn from mistakes like this so we prevent giving the wrong dose (or the wrong vaccine)?? Will learning from this help prevent future errors that might be more serious?
You can read more in a blog post that Mark about this.

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