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January 22, 2010
Boston elementary school staffers given wrong shot
By Gene Lavanchy
BOSTON — Wellesley school officials say several staff members at an elementary school had to be taken to the hospital after being injected with insulin rather than the swine flu vaccine they were supposed to get.
Superintendent Bella Wong says no students were ever in danger at Friday's vaccine clinic for staff at Schofield Elementary School and all the people who got the wrong shot have recovered.
Wong, in a letter to staff and parents Monday, said the insulin belonged to students with diabetes and was provided by their parents.