The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today authorized intradermal administration of the Jynneos vaccine for the treatment of monkeypox. The process, approved specifically for high-risk patients, was passed under the administration’s Emergency Use Authorization. It follows the decision on August 4 by the US Department of Health and Human Services to declare monkeypox a public health emergency. Intradermal administration will allow providers to get five doses out of a one-dose vial.
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