Nursing student accidentally injects 94-year-old woman in Mexico with empty syringe after forgetting to fill him with COVID-19 vaccine because he was ‘tired’
- Health officials in Sonora, Mexico, confirmed this week that a student nursing student used an empty syringe on a woman expecting a vaccination
- A video that has gone viral on social media since Saturday shows a man prodding a 94-year-old woman without pumping the dose into the pump
- Sonora Heath secretary Jorge Tadeei said student was ‘human error’ due to ‘fatigue’
- The older woman was eventually located and given her vaccine
This is when a ‘tired’ nurse in Mexico injected a 94-year-old woman with an empty syringe instead of giving her a COVID-19 vaccine.
Video of the incident went viral after it was posted on social media last Saturday, forcing health officials in the northwestern state of Sonora in Meixco to initiate an emergency investigation of the elderly woman to ensure she had been properly vaccinated.
The nursing student, whose name was withheld by Sonora’s health authorities, can be seen in the video telling the woman in Spanish, “You’ll only feel a little squeeze, okay.”
A nursing school student who volunteered at a vaccination site in Sonora, Mexico, apologized after being caught video preparing to use an empty syringe on a 94-year-old woman expecting a COVID vaccination. 19 to get. Sonora’s health department tracked down the elderly woman and vaccinated her
A volunteer nurse mistakenly used an empty syringe and prodded an elderly woman who was expecting to receive a dose of a coronavirus vaccine in Mexico. Sonora Heath Secretary Jorge Tadeei said the student did it because he was reportedly tired
He then says to her, ‘one, two, a squeeze,’ and proceeds to drive the needle into her left arm.
“It’s done,” he says before the video ends.
Sonora Heath Deputy Secretary Jorge Tadeei assured local reporters that the student, who volunteered at the vaccination site, never intended to inject the woman with the empty syringe.
‘We contacted the man who apologized. It’s human error. He did it because of fatigue, ” said Tadeei.
The man attributes it to human error. He apologized and we offer one too. The lady has been located and the vaccine applied, which is what really worries us. ‘
Tadeei said the health department was grateful that the incident was videotaped, but at the same time said the footage was “ something malicious ” used as propaganda against the federal government.
A nursing school student volunteering at a vaccination site in northwestern Mexico uses an empty syringe on a woman who thought she was being vaccinated against the coronavirus
Mexican authorities have faced a wide variety of scandals related to the coronavirus pandemic in recent months.
Officials in Campeche state opened an investigation last week after Reforma newspaper reported that more than 1,000 workers at a factory had been injected with fake syringes of the Sputnik V vaccine obtained by a Honduran-based textile company.
The same company is also being investigated after customs and military soldiers discovered 1,555 fake bottles of the Sputnik V coronavirus immunization shot hidden in a cooler on a private plane shortly before leaving for the nation of Central America a week earlier.
In late February, UN officials in Mexico warned about a criminal organization calling to offer the COVID-19 vaccine for sale.
A clinic in the northeastern state of Nuevo León was closed in mid-February after fake Pfizer vaccines were administered to at least 80 patients who paid as much as $ 2,000 per dose.
World Health Organization data shows that at least 6.2 million people have been vaccinated in Mexico.
According to John Hopkins University, the country counted 203,664 confirmed COVID-19 deaths on Friday. However, the government estimates more than 322,000 dead.
The government has reported 12,839,844 confirmed cases.