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The Iowa Department of Corrections has fired two nurses who gave large overdoses of coronavirus vaccine to dozens of inmates at the Fort Madison prison in April

IOWA – According to the statement, the two nurses had been terminated. 

About the incident – 77 inmates were given up to six times the proper dose for the Pfizer version of the coronavirus vaccine.

The department has never explained how the overdoses happened.

The inmates suffered normal side effects of the vaccine, such as fatigue and body aches, and none of the inmates suffered side effects that required hospitalization. 

The officials say that the results of the investigation into what happened would be confidential.

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