04/14/2011 10:46 am ET Updated Jun 14, 2011

Clinic Reuses Flu Shot Syringes On Kids

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) -- Parents whose children got flu shots at a clinic in Fort Collins are being told their children should be tested for blood borne illnesses after an employee at the clinic mistakenly re-used syringes of medicine.

It's serious enough that a physician at Med Peds Clinic says the medical assistant who was giving the flu vaccines was immediately fired after someone else in the office noticed that vaccine from the same plastic syringes was being given to two different children.

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