Biden administration asks state, local officials to boost monkeypox vaccine outreach

Oregon is switching to giving the shots just under the skin, which requires only one-fifth of a dose, though the CEO of the manufacturer said he had “some reservations” about that method

By: - August 18, 2022 10:53 am
syringe used for shot

Under the Affordable Care Act, insurers cannot charge patients for recommended immunizations and some other preventive care like mammograms. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.