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Monkeypox vaccine in Colorado: State orders 5,000 more doses

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DENVER (KDVR) — Colorado has placed an order for another 5,000 monkeypox vaccines and is planning more clinics to administer them.

The Polis administration said Thursday that the state-run clinics are fully booked, but more will be scheduled pending the vaccine’s availability.

So far, the state has received a total of 9,665 doses from the federal government, according to the Polis administration. The latest order was placed on Aug. 1 for another 5,080.

The administration said almost 2,000 doses of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine have so far been administered at 17 state clinics, while another 2,620 have been distributed to local providers. More than 30 providers throughout the state so far are giving…

Lanie Lee Cook

2022-08-04 22:55:39

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