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US will stretch monkeypox vaccine supply with smaller doses

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U.S. health officials on Tuesday authorized a new monkeypox vaccination strategy designed to stretch limited supplies. The so-called dose-sparing approach uses just a fraction of the typical amount of the Jynneos vaccine and administers it with an injection just under the skin rather than into deeper tissue. Recipients would still get two shots spaced four weeks apart.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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U.S. allows alternate monkeypox vaccine injection method to boost supply

U.S. health regulators have authorized injecting a monkeypox vaccine intradermally in adults, meaning between layers of the skin rather than below the skin, in an effort to stretch out low vaccine supplies, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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U.S. to give smaller doses of monkeypox vaccine amount to stretch limited supply

Health Canada yet to say whether it will follow U.S. in giving people one-fifth of the standard dose of monkeypox vaccine as it scrambles to immunize at-risk groups with limited vaccine supply.

2 months ago·Canada
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U.S. to administer smaller doses of monkeypox vaccine to stretch limited supply - National

The highly unusual step is a stark acknowledgment that the U.S. currently lacks the supplies needed to vaccinate everyone seeking protection from the rapidly spreading virus.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The FDA Authorizes Change In How Monkeypox Vaccine Is Given

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization Tuesday that allows health-care providers to change how the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine is administered, stretching out the supply amid high demand. The vaccine can now be given to high-risk adults intradermally, meaning between the layers of the skin, rather than subcutaneously, or under the skin, as it has been given up till now. This will allow p…

2 months ago·United States
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Doctors are trying smallpox vaccines in an effort to treat the monkeypox epidemic

Monkeypox is usually spread through skin-to-skin contact, and could be spread through touching surfaces that have been used by an infected person.

2 months ago·United States
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US will stretch monkeypox vaccine supply with smaller doses

U.S. health officials are endorsing a new monkeypox vaccination strategy designed to stretch limited supplies by allowing health professionals to vaccinate up to five people — instead of one — with each vial

2 months ago·United States
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