899 New Yorkers Given Expired Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine in Times Square Mishap

899 New Yorkers Given Expired Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine in Times Square Mishap

A firm called ATC Vaccination Services was contracted to run a “pop-up” COVID-19 vaccination site located in the former NFL Experience building located at Times Square in Midtown Manhattan recently when a truly unfortunate error occurred as 899 expired vaccine doses were administered to unsuspecting people seeking to do the right thing and get inoculated against COVID-19. Those that received the jab were sent a communication by the company that they “cannot guarantee the effectiveness” of the Pfizer-BioNTech doses they just received during the vaccination event. Apparently, the call center used for the callbacks wasn’t even staffed by health care professionals.

The Vendor

Apparently, ATC Vaccination Services, reported the New York Post, is connected with a sizable group of vaccine distributors aligned with the New York City Department of Health. While they did apologize for the inconvenience, the city got involved in coordinating with Pfizer and ultimately sending a communication to all those involved that they could come back for another job.

ATC Vaccination announced their deal with the City of New York back in April. A national system with 45 franchises in operation, t...

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