U.S. To Roll Out 144,000 Additional Doses Of Monkeypox Vaccine To Fight Outbreak
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday it is rolling out an additional 144,000 doses of a monkeypox vaccine in an effort to curb the outbreak as cases continue to rise.
Those additional JYNNEOS vaccine shots will begin shipping across the country on July 11 from the Strategic National Stockpile, according the agency. HHS and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have worked together to release 156,000 doses of the vaccine to states throughout the U.S. since the first cases were reported in May 2022.
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