At least 75 people inoculated with canine coronavirus vaccine in Chile

Two veterinarians used a vaccine originally intended for dogs in Calama, northern Chile. The events occurred before the human vaccine against Covid-19 reached the South American country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two veterinarians have been accused of administering canine vaccines against coronavirus to some 75 people in the city of Calama, in northern Chile, said on Tuesday, April 20th, the Health Secretariat (SEREMI) of the Antofagasta region.

SEREMI officials last September audited a veterinary clinic in Calama (about 1,400 km north of Santiago) where staff worked without masks as they claimed that they had already been vaccinated against Covid by veterinarian María Fernanda Muñoz, who first inoculated with the octuple vaccine that is administered to dogs to protect them against canine coronavirus, a common . . .

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