What You Need to Know
- Two vaccines may be used for the prevention of Monkeypox virus infection:
- JYNNEOS (also known as Imvamune or Imvanex), licensed (or approved) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the prevention of Monkeypox virus infection, and
- ACAM2000, licensed (or approved) by FDA for use against smallpox and made available for use against Monkeypox under an Expanded Access Investigational New Drug application.
- CDC vaccination strategies can be found here.
Source: CDC, Considerations for Monkeypox Vaccination (https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/considerations-for-monkeypox-vaccination.html)