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CDC Advises Smallpox Vaccine for Monkeypox Exposure

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CDC Advises Smallpox Vaccine for Monkeypox Exposure

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CDC Advises Smallpox Vaccine for Monkeypox Exposure

CDC Advises Smallpox Vaccine for Monkeypox Exposure

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends smallpox vaccinations for people exposed to monkeypox, a similar disease transmitted from some animals to humans. And officials ban sales of prairie dogs and imports of six species of African rodents tied to the spread of the disease. Hear NPR's Richard Knox.

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