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The U.S. will offer nearly 300,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine in the coming weeks

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The Department of Health and Human Services will make 296,000 doses available in the coming weeks, and expects a total of 1.6 million doses to be available in the U.S. by the end of the year. (Image credit: Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner/CDC via AP)
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White House details monkeypox vaccination strategy

White House details monkeypox vaccination strategy

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

The White House on Tuesday said it plans to send out tens of thousands of vaccine doses immediately as the nation tries to head off a growing monkeypox outbreak, amid fears that the country is undercounting cases because of insufficient testing.
Administration officials ​said the vaccine strategy will focus on protecting those most at-risk of monkeypox, and will use a tiered distribution system to prioritize vaccines for areas with the highest numbers of cases.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed about 300 cases of monkeypox in the U.S., though the actual number...
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Biden administration announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak

Biden administration announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

U.S. officials on Tuesday said they are increasing the amount of Jynneos vaccine they are making available, allocating 56,000 doses immediately and about 240,000 more over the coming weeks. They promised more than 1 million more over the coming months.
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U.S. to deploy nearly 300,000 monkeypox vaccine doses to fight outbreak

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The U.S. will deploy nearly 300,000 monekypox vaccine doses in the coming weeks in an effort to stamp out an outbreak of the virus that continues to grow.
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White House to release nearly 60,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine from Strategic National Stockpile ‘immediately,' federal health officials announce while outlining outbreak response plan

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Millions of additional doses are on their way and will arrive in coming weeks and months, officials said.
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Monkeypox outbreak: US boosting its vaccination strategy, handing out 296,000 vax doses in coming weeks

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

As the monkeypox outbreak grows, the Biden White House and other federal health officials are significantly boosting a vaccination strategy by releasing 300,000 vax doses over the coming weeks.
The nationwide vax plan will protect those at-risk of monkeypox and prioritize vaccines for areas with the highest case counts. The CDC has reported more than 300 cases in the U.S., and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health - which confirmed the country's first case - has reported 13 monkeypox infections as of last week.
“After exposure, vaccinations can play a role in monkeypox. That's...
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