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The monkeypox outbreak is growing in the U.S. and vaccines remain in short supply. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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With supplies low, FDA authorizes plan to stretch limited monkeypox vaccine doses

The Biden administration is allowing the shot to be given between layers of skin — a method that only requires a fifth of the full dose — in order to increase vaccinations and slow the outbreak.

The monkeypox outbreak is growing in the U.S. and vaccines remain in short supply. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Patrick Semansky/AP

With supplies low, FDA authorizes plan to stretch limited monkeypox vaccine doses

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