July 27, 2022

The Company Behind the World's Only Monkeypox Vaccine

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

The World Health Organization has declared monkeypox a public health emergency as worldwide cases exceed 19,000. WSJ's Denise Roland tells the story of how a Danish company's rarely used smallpox vaccine became the only licensed shot against monkeypox, and how the company's scrambling to meet global demand.
Further reading:
-FDA Clears Danish Monkeypox Vaccine Plant, Paving Way for Use of Doses in U.S. 

-What to Know About the Monkeypox Outbreak in the U.S. 

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