Video: Just a Minute! - Is There a Vaccine Approved to Prevent Monkeypox? (English, Spanish) (1:03, 1:09)

Video: Just a Minute! - Is There a Vaccine Approved to Prevent Monkeypox? (1:03)

Video: Just a Minute! - Is There a Vaccine Approved to Prevent Monkeypox? (English, Spanish) (1:03, 1:09)

Date posted: August 25, 2022
Last reviewed: August 25, 2022

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Video by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with Dr. Peter Marks, director of FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, discusses the only FDA-approved monkeypox vaccine, JYNNEOS, approved in 2019 for the prevention of smallpox and monkeypox disease in adults 18 years of age and older who are at high risk for smallpox or monkeypox infection. Two doses of the JYNNEOS vaccine, given 28 days apart, can provide protection against monkeypox. This video is part of the "Just a Minute!" video series available on the Vaccine Resource Hub. The video is available in English here: English | Is there a vaccine approved to prevent monkeypox? | FDA and in Spanish here: Spanish | ¿Hay una vacuna aprobada para prevenir la viruela del mono? | FDA.

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