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EU backs changing monkeypox vaccine injection method to boost supply

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European Medicines Agency says Imvanex jab can now be given just below the top layer of skin. The temporary measure would allow EU states to stretch out their limited stocks of the vaccine. People still need to get two doses, about four weeks apart. The latest outbreak of monkeypox is unusual as it has occurred in more than 80 countries.
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EU backs changing monkeypox vaccine injection method to boost supply

By Natalie Grover LONDON - European countries could stretch out limited supplies of the monkeypox vaccine by administering smaller doses of the shot, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday. The agency's advice is in line with the so-called fractional dosing approach endorsed by U.S. regulators in which one vial of the vaccine can be used to administer up to five separate

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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EU Drug Regulator Backs New Monkeypox Jab Method To Stretch Vaccine Supply

The EU's drug regulator on Friday authorised a new technique for monkeypox injections that will allow up to five times more people to be innoculated as supplies of the vaccine run short.

1 month ago·New Delhi, India
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EU regulator OKs plan to increase monkeypox vaccine supplies

The European Medicines Agency said a smaller dose of the monkeypox vaccine appears to still be effective and can be used to stretch the current supply by five times, echoing a recommendation made earlier this month by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1 month ago·United States
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EU regulator OKs plan to increase monkeypox vaccine supplies

LONDON (AP) — A smaller dose of the monkeypox vaccine appears to still be effective and can be used to stretch the current supply by five times, the European Medicines Agency said Friday, echoing a recommendation made earlier this month by the U.S.

1 month ago·United States
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EU backs changing monkeypox vaccine injection method to boost supply

LONDON (Reuters) - European countries could stretch out limited supplies of the monkeypox vaccine by administering smaller doses of the shot, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday. Read full story

1 month ago·Malaysia
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EU backs changing monkeypox vaccine injection method to boost supply

The advice is in line with the so-called fractional dosing approach endorsed by US regulators in which one vial of the vaccine can be used to administer up to five separate doses - instead of a single dose - by injecting a smaller amount in between layers of the skin (intradermal injection).

1 month ago·New Delhi, India
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