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In race for monkeypox vaccines, experts see repeat of COVID

In race for monkeypox vaccines, experts see repeat of COVID

LONDON (AP) — Moves by rich countries to buy large quantities of monkeypox vaccine, while declining to share doses with Africa, could leave millions of people unprotected against a more dangerous version of the disease and risk continued spillovers of the virus into humans, public health officials are warning. Critics fear a repeat of the …

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U.S. to release 786,000 additional monkeypox vaccine doses as outbreak spreads

U.S. to release 786,000 additional monkeypox vaccine doses as outbreak spreads

A person holds doses of the Imvanex vaccine used to protect against the monkeypox virus at the Edison municipal vaccination center in Paris, France, on July 27, 2022. Alain Jocard | Pool | Reuters The United States will make an additional 786,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine available to local health departments “as soon as possible” …

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WHO recommends gay and bisexual men limit sexual partners to reduce the spread of monkeypox

WHO recommends gay and bisexual men limit sexual partners to reduce the spread of monkeypox

People line up outside the Test Positive Aware Network nonprofit clinic to receive the monkeypox vaccine in Chicago, Illinois, on July 25, 2022. Eric Cox | Reuters The World Health Organization recommended Wednesday that gay and bisexual men limit their number of sexual partners to protect themselves from monkeypox and help slow transmission of the …

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New studies bolster theory coronavirus emerged from the wild

New studies bolster theory coronavirus emerged from the wild

Two new studies provide more evidence that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a market in Wuhan, China, where live animals were sold, further bolstering the theory that the virus arose in the wild rather than escaping from a laboratory. Chinese. The research, published online Tuesday by the journal Science, shows that the Huanan wholesale seafood …

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