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More than 16,000 vaccine doses potentially spoiled in Maine and Michigan by temperature problems – Washington Post

More than 16,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine shipped to Maine and Michigan were damaged because of improper temperature storage.

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Now, the state announced Tuesday, it may have to throw out 4,400 doses.
Its always unfortunate when logistical issues of this nature crop up but its also good to remember that the system has these safeguards in place so that if they happen, we know about them immediately, Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said at a news briefing.
The news came the same day that authorities in Michigan announced that an even larger shipment of the Moderna vaccine containing…

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