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WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 (HealthDay) -- As at-risk Americans stand in long lines across the country, trying to get the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine, U.S. officials on Tuesday announced they will modify dosing instructions for the shot to help stretch the supply.

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FDA authorizes smaller doses of monkeypox vaccine to stretch supply. The new two-dose regimen will administer one-fifth of the dose just beneath the skin. One trial showed it produces an immune response that's similar to what's seen with a full-dose injection. Read more

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TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The presence of hypertension is associated with an increased risk for hospitalization for omicron infection among individuals who received at least three mRNA COVID-19 vaccine doses, according to a research letter published online July 20 in Hypertension.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The Biden administration on Thursday declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency, a move intended to dramatically ramp up the fight against the spread of the virus.

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A next-generation antimalarial monoclonal antibody, L9LS, administered intravenously or subcutaneously, shows protective efficacy against controlled malaria infection, without evident safety concerns, according to a study published in the Aug. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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THURSDAY, July 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Amid public concerns about a slow government response to monkeypox, U.S. health regulators on Wednesday signed off on the distribution of another 800,000 doses of vaccine to stem the outbreak.