European Health Union: HERA secures up to 2 million doses of the monkeypox vaccine

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission’s Health Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA), has signed a Joint Procurement Framework contract with the company Bavarian Nordic, for the supply of up to 2 million doses of the monkeypox vaccine in the course of 2023 and 2024. This offers 14 […]

Monkeypox, an emerging pandemic

This article was written for The European Sting by one of our passionate readers, Ms. Maryam Omar Alamodi, a 4th year medical student at Alfaisal University, college of Medicine in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and not necessarily The European Sting’s position on the issue. While the world is […]

Monkeypox: Commission purchases treatment courses to meet immediate needs

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission has secured over 10,000 treatment courses of tecovirimat to treat Monkeypox. This emergency procurement is funded by the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA) and channelled via rescEU to treat patients in Member States with immediate needs. Tecovirimat is produced […]

Health Union: HERA secures additional vaccine doses in the fight against the monkeypox outbreak

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, HERA, the Commission’s Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority, has secured an additional 170,920 doses of Bavarian Nordic’s 3rd generation vaccine to respond to the ongoing monkeypox outbreak and to meet the more immediate needs. This brings the total number of doses directly purchased by […]

HERA secures vaccines for EU Member states in response to the monkeypox outbreaks

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, HERA, the European Commission’s Health Preparedness and Response Authority, concluded a contract with the company Bavarian Nordic to purchase 109 090 doses of their 3rd generation vaccines in response to the current monkeypox outbreaks. As the number of cases continues to grow, this […]

What you need to know about monkeypox

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kelly McCain, Head, Healthcare Initiatives, World Economic Forum More than 90 monkeypox cases have been identified in 18+ countries in which the virus is not endemic, though most have been mild. Monkeypox is in the same family of […]