/ 27 June 2022

PODCAST| Monkeypox: How it spreads, when to test and why people 42 and up may be protected

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The smallpox vaccine provides 85% protection against infection with monkeypox, but South Africa stopped vaccinating people against smallpox in 1980. (Photo illustration by Nikos Pekiaridis/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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