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Mix-ups between the influenza (Flu) vaccine and COVID-19 vaccines.

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. October 7, 2021;26(20):1-4.

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October 20, 2021

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. October 7, 2021;26(20):1-4.

Production pressure and low staff coverage can result in medication mistakes in community pharmacies. This article shares reported vaccine errors and factors contributing to mistaken administration of flu and COVID vaccines. Storage, staffing and collaboration strategies are shared to protect against vaccine mistakes.