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More gay men can finally get the monkeypox vaccine after CDC updates its advice

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White House press conference on Wednesday, the CDC’s Director Rochelle Walensky said the organization was moving toward more of a pre-exposure strategy.

It was now promoting Bavarian Nordic’s Jynneos monkeypox vaccine to gay and bi men who have matched any of the above criteria in the past six months.Dr.

Walensky said, “By expanding eligibility and shifting to a PrEP strategy across the country, we are looking to ensure those who are at the highest risk for monkeypox receive the vaccine before exposure and that vaccines continue to be made available equitably to those who need them.”“This new PrEP strategy means that more people who might be at present or future risk for monkeypox now qualify for the vaccine,” added deputy White House monkeypox response coordinator Demetre Daskalakis.Related: Rep.

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