By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) – Hundreds of COVID-19 vaccine doses are still being thrown out and wasted in Massachusetts, but not as often as earlier this year.

The I-Team obtained updated records from the Department of Public Health showing a total of 1,631 doses have been thrown away.

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WBZ-TV first reported last month that between December and February 17, 1,204 doses had been wasted. New records show another 427 doses were thrown away between February 18 and March 11.

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The most common reason cited is that there were unused doses left over in an opened multi-dose vial.

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As of Wednesday, 1,335,709 people have been fully vaccinated. Staff