Very few in the U.S. getting full monkeypox vaccine series – CDC chief

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By Ahmed Aboulenein and Julie Steenhuysen WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Very few people who have gotten monkeypox shots in the United States have received the second dose needed for full protection, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said on Friday. She told a White House briefing that nearly 97% of the shots administered were first doses, and although many people are eligible for a second dose, “very few” have been given so far. Walensky said the CDC expected to gain more insight into the trend. Vaccine scarcity may have caused delays in second shots prev…

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