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Bahrain launches monkeypox vaccination for priority groups

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 Bahrain launches monkeypox vaccination for priority groups
Bahrain launches monkeypox vaccination for priority groups

1 Bahrain announced on Thursday the launch of free monkeypox vaccination for priority groups.

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2 Bahrain’s Health Ministry said it had secured a limited stock of doses and pre-registration was now open for frontline health workers and those at high risk of exposure.

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3 No monkeypox case had so far been reported in Bahrain, the ministry said.

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4 It added that the vaccination was part of the strategy to “secure the needed medical and logistical resources to curb the spread of the disease.

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The ministry added that it had put in place testing, isolation and treatment procedures based on the WHO recommendations and standards.

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