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UK Monkeypox Cases Rise as Focus in Europe Turns to Vaccines

  • European agency urges nations to review availability of shots
  • UK says new confirmed cases bring total in England to 56
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As monkeypox cases climb in the UK, European health officials are calling on countries to review the availability of vaccines and step up efforts to identify and report new infections. 

Countries should check on supplies of smallpox vaccines, antiviral therapies and protective equipment for health workers, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said Monday. The recommendations come as England reported that cases almost tripled to 56 from 20.