Alberta’s auditor general will review the province’s H1N1 vaccination program

EDMONTON — Auditor General Fred Dunn plans to audit Alberta’s H1N1 vaccinations, which have been the subject of widespread public complaints.

EDMONTON — Auditor General Fred Dunn plans to audit Alberta’s H1N1 vaccinations, which have been the subject of widespread public complaints.

Albertans were forced to stand in line for up to six hours when vaccinations began in mid-October with no restrictions on who got the shots.

The auditor general says the audit next spring will focus on preparation planning and the implementation of those plans, including any changes that were made.

But Dunn says more importantly, the audit will look at the effectiveness and cost of the vaccinations.

He says Albertans deserve to know what was achieved for all the money that’s being spent on swine flu vaccinations.

Dunn says lessons learned from the massive H1N1 vaccination program will be useful during any future pandemic which requires inoculations.

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