U.S. Orders 2.5 Million More Bavarian Nordic Vaccines For Monkeypox

By Gabrielle Wanneh / July 1, 2022 at 5:23 PM
HHS ordered 2.5 million doses of Bavarian Nordic’s vaccine for monkeypox , which is in addition to 500,000 doses of government-owned vaccines the company already is producing, and the order brings the total number of monkeypox vaccines on order to more than 4 million doses. Doses from this latest order are expected to arrive at the Strategic National Stockpile later this year. The vaccine, named Jynneos, is cleared for both monkeypox and smallpox. “The medical countermeasures available to help respond...

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