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Philadelphia To Receive Only 20% Of Its Promised Monkeypox Vaccine Supply

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The Philadelphia Health Department says it’s now getting only one-fifth the supply of monkeypox vaccines originally promised by the federal government. As WHYY’s Nicole Leonard reports, that will delay the city’s plans to expand its vaccine rollout.

(Original air-date: 8/20/22)

Nicole Leonard is a health and science reporter for WHYY News. She joined the newsroom in 2022 after covering health care for Connecticut Public Radio. Before that, she was the health reporter for the Press of Atlantic City.