Artist’s rendition of light blue monkeypox viruses in front of a black background.
FDA To Stretch Monkeypox Vaccine Supply via Intradermal Injection
The newly authorized intradermal vaccination only requires one-fifth of the usual vaccine dose. This will help stretch out the limited vaccine supply, experts say, but only if healthcare personnel receive sufficient training.
FDA To Stretch Monkeypox Vaccine Supply via Intradermal Injection
FDA To Stretch Monkeypox Vaccine Supply via Intradermal Injection

The newly authorized intradermal vaccination only requires one-fifth of the usual vaccine dose. This will help stretch out the limited vaccine supply, experts say, but only if healthcare personnel receive sufficient training.

The newly authorized intradermal vaccination only requires one-fifth of the usual vaccine dose. This will help stretch out the limited vaccine supply, experts say, but only if healthcare personnel receive sufficient training.

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Experts are scrambling to understand clusters of the normally rare disease that have been reported in Europe and North America in the last month.
black and white electron microscope image showing oval-shaped mature monkeypox virions as well as rounder immature ones
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