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The White House Outlines Monkeypox Vaccination Strategy

The White House on Tuesday said it plans to send out tens of thousands of vaccine doses immediately as the nation tries to head off a growing monkeypox outbreak, amid fears that the country is undercounting cases because of insufficient testing.  

Administration officials ​said the vaccine strategy will focus on protecting those most at-risk of monkeypox, and will use a tiered distribution system to prioritize vaccines for areas with the highest numbers of cases.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed about 300 cases of monkeypox in the U.S., though the actual number could be higher. 

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