More than 30,000 monkeypox (mpox) cases were reported in the United States during the 2022 multinational outbreak; cases disproportionately affected gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). Substantial racial and ethnic disparities in incidence were also reported ( 1 ). The national mpox vaccination strategy* emphasizes that efforts to administer the JYNNEOS mpox vaccine should be focused among the populations at elevated risk for exposure to mpox ( 2 ). During May 2022–April 2023, a total of 748,329 first JYNNEOS vaccine doses (of the two recommended) were administered in the United States. † During the […]

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