Denmark to reconsider monkeypox vaccination strategy as case numbers rise

With 101 people having been infected in the country, the Danish Health Authority is set to reassess its strategy for curbing the spread of the infectious disease.

A person being receiving a monkeypox shot in the Netherlands | Photo: LEX VAN LIESHOUT/AFP / ANP

Monkeypox is on the rise in Denmark, with the latest count bringing the tally to 101 cases. Knowing this, the Danish Health Authority is now ready to re-evaluate its strategy, according to Deputy Director General Helene Bilsted Probs.

”Facing such an increase in numbers, it has become clear that we aren’t responding with our best efforts. We must figure out how to improve,” she says.

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