500 doses of Moderna vaccine that were ruined this week at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, Wisconsin due to “human error” were actually destroyed intentionally by a now-fired medical center staffer the hospital reported.
WDJT reports on the incident which took place about 20 miles north of Milwaukee: “Grafton Police say the incident is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Food and Drug Administration and the police department. A now former employee at the Aurora Medical Center in Grafton ‘intentionally removed’ 57 vials of a COVID-19 vaccine from refrigeration earlier this week, forcing the clinic to discard nearly 500 doses.”
The Aurora Medical Center released a statement: “We continue to believe that vaccination is our way out of the pandemic. We are more than disappointed that this individual’s actions will result in a delay of more than 500 people receiving their vaccine. This was a violation of our core values…”