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EU orders 110,000 monkeypox vaccine doses for member states

The European Union has spent funding for a shared purchase of vaccines for monkeypox for the first time, but has not named the drugmaker.

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On Tuesday, the EU will sign a contract with an unnamed vaccine maker concerning 110,000 monkeypox vaccine doses, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides says in a video posted on her Twitter profile.

”Today, I will be signing an agreement to buy around 110,000 vaccines for monkeypox to be able to be supplied to member states with the first deliveries starting at the end of June,” she says in the video, continuing:

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