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Dozens of doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is thrown out because it wasn’t stored correctly

Dozens of doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is thrown out because it wasn’t stored correctly

  • 25 vials of vaccine were stored in a fridge, but temperatures were unconfirmed
  • Health Department says vials were destroyed ‘out of an abundance of caution’

More than 120-doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine have been thrown out following a  storage error at a nursing home in Melbourne. 

Aspen Medical has advised the federal government that 25 multi-dose vials were potentially compromised after they were delivered to the St Vincent’s aged care facility in Werribee, south-west of Melbourne. 

The Victorian Health Department has provided a statement on the matter, declaring that ‘out of an abundance of caution, a medical decision was made not to use the remaining vials.’

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