Kentucky lags nation on vaccines for mpox

BY: - April 7, 2023

About one in five Kentuckians who are at risk for mpox — formerly called “monkeypox” — have received their vaccinations, Gov. Andy Beshear said Friday.  The estimated at-risk population in Kentucky is 19,344, Beshear said. Of those, 21% got one dose of vaccine and 12% got two doses, compared to 37% and 23% nationally.  Mpox […]