Biden administration proposes changing how monkeypox vaccine is administered

Upswing in cases has left many local health departments scrambling to keep up with demand

By: - August 9, 2022 4:25 pm
patient receives monkeypox vaccine

A person receives a dose of the monkeypox vaccine at a pop-up vaccination clinic opened by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health at the West Hollywood Library on Aug. 3, 2022. California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on Aug. 1 over the monkeypox outbreak, which continues to grow globally. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.