Racial disparities persist in new cases of monkeypox as Black & Latino people are overrepresented in the numbers
With the racial disparity ongoing, health observers say additional efforts are needed to reach out to marginalized communities
Phase 3 clinical trial is now enrolling adults and children with monkeypox infection. Adults and children of any age are eligible to enroll
Supply issues resolved, focus remains on addressing racial disparities in rates of infection and vaccination
The partnership will facilitate the direct shipments of JYNNEOS, the monkeypox virus (MPV) vaccine, as well as TPOXX, an antiviral treatment
Monkeypox being spread through sex, not brief skin-to-skin contact- Key points in the messaging includes "monkeypox can affect anyone"
The administration expects this will mean many more shots in arms for individuals considered high risk for MPV infection, namely men who have sex with men