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Biden: U.S. exploring monkeypox vaccines; 'everybody' should be concerned

By Annabelle Timsit and Seung Min Kim

22 May 2022 · 3 min read

President Joe Biden said Sunday that the United States is looking into what vaccines might be available to protect people against monkeypox, saying that "everybody" should be concerned as cases continue to spread around the world and some countries beef up their treatment stockpiles.

"We're working on it hard to figure out what we do and what vaccine if any might be available for it," Biden said from South Korea, where he is on an official visit.

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