With monkeypox vaccine in high demand, NIH to test approaches to stretch supplies

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health are getting ready to test approaches to stretch supplies of existing monkeypox vaccine.

As the monkeypox outbreak continues to grow, one thing seems abundantly clear. The global need for monkeypox vaccine outstrips the supply, and will likely continue to do so for quite some time.

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health are getting ready to explore a possible work-around. They are putting the finishing touches on the design of a clinical trial to assess two methods of stretching available doses of Jynneos, the only vaccine in the United States approved for vaccination against monkeypox.

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