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Monkeypox (MPX)

The situation with monkeypox (MPX) and vaccine availability is changing quickly. While it's especially important that international travellers are aware of the virus and how it's spread - there have also been locally acquired cases here in Australia.It’s time for everyone to become familiar MPX and how to prevent it.

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3 Aug 2022

Will Australia get the Monkeypox Vaccine?

During the AIDS2022 conference in Montreal this week, discussion has mounted about the outbreak of the Monkeypox (MPX) virus and the global response. A vaccine exists, but large scale production is limited. With a low number of cases to date and no vaccines - where does Australia fit into this?

4 Aug 2022

Monkeypox Updates from the International AIDS Conference 2022 - Well Well Well

Jack and Cal discuss what the International AIDS Conference is, what previous conferences have focused on, and what's new this year.Cal was at AIDS 2022 in Montreal, and he talks about the significant focus that Monkeypox had at the event.We also hear from AFAO's Acting CEO Heath Paynter and Thorne Harbour Health's CEO Simon Ruth on Australia's response to Monkeypox.Since this episode was recorded, 450,000 doses of the third-generation Jynneos (AKA Imvamune or Imvanex) Monkeypox Vaccine have been procured by the Federal Government.Federal Health Minister Mark Butler's media release says the first delivery of roughly 22,000 doses will arrive in the country later this week.The Victorian Department of Health provides up-to-date health warning information on Monkeypox on their website.

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