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Wallcur Outbreak is a Reminder of the Importance of Safe Injection Practices

With an increasing number of medical supply and drug shortages in recent years, it is more important than ever to carefully check labels before administering any medication or injectable. Outbreaks can occur when switching between single-use and multi-dose vials if the change is not
identified and appropriate adjustments in practice are not put in place. Recently, over 40 people received simulated saline solution, which was mistakenly used instead of normal sterile saline. The product is not intended for human use. As a result, many became sick. For more information about the Wallcur product outbreak, click here.