Nearly 500 Moderna COVID vaccine doses discarded in Grafton, Wisconsin

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

GRAFTON (WLS) -- Around 500 doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine had to be discarded in Wisconsin.

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About fifty vials of vaccines were left out of a pharmacy refrigerator overnight at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, Wisconsin.

While some vaccines were administered to workers within the 12-hour post-refrigeration window, most had to be tossed out due to temperature requirements.

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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services said it is not aware of this happening anywhere else in the state but found the situation disappointing and regrettable.