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EU regulator considers clearing smallpox shot for monkeypox

The European Medicines Agency says it will begin reviewing data to decide if a smallpox vaccine made by the pharmaceutical company Bavarian Nordic might also be authorized for monkeypox, amid a growing outbreak of the disease ...

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Key facts you need to know about monkeypox

Media reports about an outbreak of monkeypox may sound scary, but there's no need for most people to take special steps to avoid getting the viral illness, an infectious disease expert says.

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Monkeypox vaccine maker Bavarian Nordic ready to meet demand

As the lone laboratory manufacturing a licensed vaccine against monkeypox, Danish company Bavarian Nordic has seen its order book fill up as the usually rare disease spreads around the world.

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Africa 'must step up surveillance' to curb monkeypox

African governments must focus on investing in their surveillance systems and strengthening preparedness to curb the rapid spread of infectious diseases like monkeypox, experts have said.

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EU buys 110,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox

The European Union said Tuesday it has purchased almost 110,000 vaccine doses to help tackle the monkeypox outbreak and would share them out among the bloc's members.

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