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Old 05-25-2022, 05:18 PM   #1020
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https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/520500

Ocular Surface Erosion after Suspected Exposure to Evaporated COVID-19 Vaccine

On the third day of campaign, a vial, containing a single dose of 0.5 mL, of the vaccine was dropped accidentally onto the floor and broken by an administering nurse. A total of 15 personnel had symptoms and signs of ocular surface erosion at the average time from the accident to the onset of 10.2 7.1 h; 4 personnel also had skin rash. These personnel included all 13 persons who already worked in the rooms when the accident occurred and continued for additional 46 h and 2 personnel who presented in the rooms 12 h after the accident and stayed for 23 h. Proximity and timing suggest CoronaVac correlation with the ocular and skin reactions. Cautions should be taken to avoid broken vials, spills, and aerosolization of CoronaVac during the vaccination.
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