Vaccines

America’s New Monkeypox Strategy Rests on a Single Study

America’s New Monkeypox Strategy Rests on a Single Study

Once again, the United States is screwing up its approach to vaccines. Three months after its monkeypox outbreak, only 620,000 doses of the Jynneos two-shot injection, the nation’s best current immune defense against the virus, were shipped to states, not enough to immunize the 1.6 million to 1.7 million Americans that the CDC considers to …

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Anger and anxiety stalk EU’s monkeypox vaccine lottery

Anger and anxiety stalk EU’s monkeypox vaccine lottery

Press play to listen to this article Europe has a case of collective public health amnesia. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen vaccine nationalism, conflicting official guidance, and marginalized groups forced to defend themselves; while the early days of the HIV crisis were marred by virulent homophobia, stigmatization and unequal access to treatment. Now, with 16,500 …

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Vaccines Are Bringing Back a Nearly Eradicated Deadly Virus

This 2014 illustration made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention depicts a polio virus particle. On Thursday, July 21, 2022, New York health officials reported a polio case, the first in the U.S. in nearly a decade. (Sarah Poser, Meredith Boyter Newlove/CDC via AP)

Many people thought that the poliovirus was extinct across the majority of the world, as the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared many continents polio-free. So this may come as a surprise, but in fact, polio cases have been on the rise globally since 2016, and this resurgent outbreak is related to the use of …

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Why Can’t I Get a Monkeypox Vaccine?

Why Can't I Get a Monkeypox Vaccine?

Photo: Mario Tama / Staff (fake images) If you are worried about COVID-19, is a easy peasy a make sure you are up to date on your vaccination and reinforcements. Yes it is polio In New York what do you care aboutyou should check if you received a polio vaccine as a child (if not, …

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