Monkeypox Vaccine Arrives in Hungary

  • 17 Aug 2022 8:58 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Monkeypox Vaccine Arrives in Hungary
The monkeypox vaccine has arrived in Hungary in the form of 2,560 doses, enough for 1,280 people, the National Centre for Public Health (NNK) announced on Tuesday.

The vaccine, which is available in limited quantities, is offered to the most vulnerable risk groups.The two doses per person must be administered one month apart.

Another 20 people were infected with monkeypox during August 1-14, raising the number of diagnosed cases in Hungary to 62, according to NNK data.

The patients are all men aged 23-50, and most of them live in Budapest.

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