Attorney: Indiana family was given COVID-19 vaccines instead of flu shots – WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) —  An Evansville family is seeking legal help after their attorney says that the family, including a four- and five-year-old, were given the COVID-19 vaccine instead of a flu shot, according to a report by FOX 59. 

According to attorney Dan Tuley, the family went to the Walgreens on St. Joe on Monday to get flu shots but they were given four doses of a COVID-19 vaccine instead. Tuley says the parents received a phone call from the pharmacy 90 minutes later telling them that a mistake was made.

Tuley says that the parents, who have not yet been identified, contacted the CDC and health officials. The parents say their children are currently ill. They also said they were told by a pediatric cardiologist that the children showed heart issues after receiving the shots.

Walgreens said that they can not comment on specific patient events, but such instances are rare and they have reviewed their multi-step vaccination procedure with their pharmacy staff in order to prevent such occurrences.

No lawsuit had been filed as of Saturday.  

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