Are doctors improperly storing vaccines?

June 6, 2012 2:02:12 PM PDT
As many moms do, Julie Delinsky of Washington, D.C., takes her one-year-old daughter to the doctor for her recommended vaccinations.

"It's protective and preventative in my mind and anything I can do to keep her as safe and healthy as possible," Delinskyy said.

A new government report obtained exclusively by ABC News has her a bit worried about the efficacy of the immunizations her daughter is getting.

An investigation by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG) found that many providers of immunizations meant for low-income children don't store the vaccines at proper temperatures, potentially rendering them ineffective and placing children at risk for contracting serious diseases.

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