August 17, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • Many state and local health authorities have yet to adopt a new strategy to extend the current supply of monkeypox vaccines. The FDA authorized dividing Jynneos vaccine doses into fifths to expand the available supply. However, local authorities say there are several hurdles to implementing the guidance, including workers not being trained to administer shots intradermally, a lack of specific needles used for these types of shots, and an absence of funding for more supplies. (Article here)