White House strategy for monkeypox vaccines causing ‘chaos out in the field’

Posted on AllSides August 24th, 2022
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The Biden administration’s strategy for stretching scarce monkeypox shots is instead leading to fewer vaccinations and could worsen racial health disparities.

The federal government last week slashed the number of vials states received in anticipation of each being able to vaccinate up to five people per vial instead of one.

But health officials in half a dozen states told POLITICO that they are routinely able to extract only three or four doses per vial, meaning they were able to vaccinate fewer people last week than if the federal government had...

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