Monkeypox vaccine arrives in Hungary
The two doses are administered one month apart and will be offered to the most vulnerable risk groups, the authority said in a statement.
The exact criteria for use and the designation of vaccination sites will be released shortly, it added.
Between August 1 and 14, twenty people were confirmed as infected with monkeypox, bringing the total to 62 registered cases in the country — all men between the ages of 23 and 50, most living in Budapest. None has been hospitalised and all are isolating at home.