Discontinuation of smallpox vaccine might have helped in resurgence in monkeypox cases: Experts

Discontinuation of smallpox vaccine might have helped in resurgence in monkeypox cases: Experts

“The waning immunity in humans due to the discontinuation of smallpox vaccine has established the scope for the resurgence of monkeypox, demonstrated by the re-emergence of outbreak after an absence of 30-40 years. Currently many of the cases that are confirmed are prevalent amongst individuals below 40 years of age with a median age of … Read more