MA: Northeastern Cancels Vaccination Clinics After Third-Party Information Leak
Jay Willett reports:
COVID-19 vaccination clinics scheduled on Northeastern University’s Boston campus have been cancelled following the discovery of registrants’ personal information being exposed by Pelmeds, a third-party vaccine provider.
In a statement shared with WBZ NewsRadio, Northeastern said that the information was present on Pelmeds’ website. “As soon as the university became aware of this issue, we contacted Pelmeds and they immediately took action to rectify the situation,” officials said. The letter sent to registrants of the clinics also said it is not known if data was accessed or viewed by anyone outside of Pelmeds or Northeastern.
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