Wednesday, October 28, 2009

First H1N1 Death Reported in VT; Vaccine Lost

State health officials confirmed yesterday that Vermolnt has had its first death from the H1N1 virusl.. The Burlington Free Press reports that health officials would not release any details of the person who diedbut to say it was an adult with a serioud underlying medical condition. Dr. Wendy Davis also said 800 doses of the H1N1 vaccine were lost over the weekend due to a malfunctioning refrigeration unit at one of the Health Department's 12 regional offices. She said quote -- "This loss was extremely concerning to all of us at the health department."