Queensland medical clinic faces destroying hundreds of COVID vaccines over bungle
Hundreds of COVID-19 vaccines delivered to a Queensland medical clinic could be thrown away after being compromised during delivery.
And a doctor in another region of the state has slammed the vaccine rollout as “poor” after encountering similar problems.
Anupam Kumar, practice principal at Toowoomba’s Drayton Medical Centre, said almost 300 vaccines are in limbo after a “hiccup” in which they weren’t stored at the correct temperature during transport.
“It happened during the delivery process. When we received the vaccine, we checked whether the temperature was maintained or not,” he told 7NEWS.
“In close to 300 vaccines, the temperature wasn’t maintained at the temperature it was supposed to be.
“So we had to…