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Nearly 500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine discarded at Aurora Medical Center-Grafton – WISN Milwaukee


Nearly 500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine discarded at Aurora Medical Center-Grafton

50 vials of Moderna vaccine left out of refrigerator

Fifty vials of the Moderna vaccine were left out of a pharmacy refrigerator overnight over the weekend at Aurora Medical Center-Grafton. Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in WisconsinAdvocate Aurora Health said in a statement the Moderna vaccine vials “were inadvertently removed from a pharmacy refrigerator overnight.” Each vial contained 10 doses. Some of the vaccine was administered to team members on Dec. 26 within the approved 12-hour post-refrigeration window but most had to be discarded because of temperature requirements, Advocate Aurora Health said. An internal review determined the vials were not replaced after temporarily being removed to access other items.Sign up for coronavirus email alerts from WISNGet breaking news alerts with the WISN 12 app.Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTubeScams, Rip-offs, Wrongdoing, Corruption: Submit Your Tip & We’ll Take Action.

Fifty vials of the Moderna vaccine were left out of a pharmacy refrigerator overnight over the weekend at Aurora Medical Center-Grafton.

Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in Wisconsin

Advocate Aurora Health said in a statement the Moderna vaccine vials “were inadvertently removed from a pharmacy refrigerator overnight.”

Each vial contained 10 doses.

Some of the vaccine was administered to team members on Dec. 26 within the approved 12-hour post-refrigeration window but most had to be discarded because of temperature requirements, Advocate Aurora Health said.

An internal review determined the vials were not replaced after temporarily being removed to access other items.

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