Does the Smallpox Vaccine Protect Against Monkeypox?
Featuring Commentary by Dr. Brandon Essink, Chief Medical Officer at Meridian Monkeypox has made headlines lately as a new outbreak is steadily growing in the United States. In this article we’ll answer common questions about the virus and the vaccine intended to prevent infection with the help of Brandon Essink, MD, CPI, Meridian’s Chief Medical Officer and a renowned Principal Investigator for vaccine trials. What is Monkeypox? Monkeypox is a virus that presents as a rash of raised bumps on the skin, like pimples or blisters, called pox, … Read more