Oklahoma pharmacist accidentally gives 10 people insulin instead of flu shot

A pharmacist mistakenly administered insulin shots to 10 people at an Oklahoma care facility for people with intellectual disabilities, all of whom required hospitalization Nov. 6, according to the Tulsa World. 

Eight residents and two staff members at Bartlesville, Okla.-based Jacquelyn House were injected with what officials suspect to be insulin instead of flu shots. 

Emergency responders initially received a report about one unresponsive person but, upon arrival, found several others unresponsive, Tracy Roles, chief of the Bartlesville Police Department, told Tulsa World.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the incident was an accident, Mr. Roles said, but police are still investigating. 

All patients were in stable condition as of Nov. 6, Mr. Roles reported.

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