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Elderly person took more than 8 doses of Covid-19 vaccine in India

Authorities in India discovered the case of an elderly man living in the city of Madhepura who had taken at least eight doses of Covid-19 vaccine in the last year. The man named Brahmdeo Mandal was discovered while trying to immunize himself again.

Mandal said he took 11 doses of the immunizer because they relieved chronic pain in his body. The elderly man said that he visited different vaccination posts using the “same card and phone number” in all locations.

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“We've already found evidence that he received eight doses in four places. We still don't know how this happened. Looks like there was a flaw in the portal with the data on vaccinated. We are also investigating whether there was negligence on the part of staff at the vaccination posts,” said the Health Representative in Madhepura, Amarendra Pratap Shashi.

“After taking the doses, my body aches disappeared. I used to have pain in my knees and walked with a cane. Not now. I feel good,” Mandal said in an interview with the BBC.

Seniors get 8 doses of vaccine in India

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Covid-19: Indian authorities discover elderly man who took eight doses of vaccine. Image: Fabio Rodriges Pozzebom/Agência Brasil

The number of doses of the vaccine that the elderly took is still uncertain and an investigation is ongoing in India. A paper with notes made by Mandal shows that he took more vaccines than reported by authorities and less than he himself reported in interviews.

India has administered doses of vaccine against Covid-19 since January 2021 and the main immunizers used are Covishield and Covaxin, which require two doses and are manufactured in the country.

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The Elderly post took more than 8 doses of Covid-19 vaccine in India first appeared in Look Digital .

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