Monkeypox Cases in U.S. Coincide With Vaccine Purchases by BARDA

Monkeypox Cases in U.S. Coincide With Vaccine Purchases by BARDA

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on May 21, 2022 that more than 100 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox had been identified in 12 countries, including between one and five confirmed cases in the U.S.1 Most of the cases have occurred in Europe with higher numbers in Portugal, Spain and the U.K.  WHO officials stated current evidence suggests “those who are most at risk have had close physical contact with someone with monkeypox, while they are symptomatic.”

The detection of monkeypox cases in Europe and the U.S. is highly unusual because monkeypox has previously been mostly confined to tropical areas of West or Central Africa.2 Monkeypox belongs to the same family of orthopox viruses as smallpox (variola) and the CDC states that smallpox (vaccinia) vaccines can be used to prevent monkeypox.3

On May 18, 2022, biotechnology firm Bavarian Nordic of Denmark announced that the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), signed a contract with it to supply a freeze-dried version of its smallpox and monkeypox vaccine.4 A freeze-dried version of the vaccine is stated to have a longer shelf life.5

BARDA placed an $119 million order for 13 million freeze-dried doses of Bavarian Nordic’s smallpox and monkeypox vaccine known as JYNNEOS®.  The contract states that the U.S. has an option to purchase additional vaccines worth $180 million if needed.6

What is Monkeypox?

Monkeypox is a rare viral, zoonotic infectious disease that typically manifests with a fever, skin rashes, swollen lymph nodes, muscle and body aches, back pain, and extreme fatigue lasting approximately two to four weeks. Monkeypox is caused by the monkeypox virus, which is a member of the Orthopoxvirus genus in the Poxviridae family of viruses.7

Transmission of the monkeypox virus occurs through close contact with an infected person or animal or with material contaminated with the virus. Person to person transmission occurs through close contact with open skin lesions, body fluids, respiratory droplets and contaminated materials, such as bedding. According to the WHO, monkeypox is not as contagious as smallpox and usually causes less severe illness.8

FDA Approved JYNNEOS® Smallpox and Monkeypox Vaccine in 2019

On Sept. 24, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a live, non-replicating JYNNEOS® smallpox and monkeypox vaccine in adults 18 years of age and older determined to be at high risk for smallpox or monkeypox infection. JYNNEOS® is a two-dose vaccine given four weeks apart. It is the only FDA approved vaccine in the U.S for the prevention of monkeypox disease.9

According to the FDA:

Jynneos does not contain the viruses that cause smallpox or monkeypox. It is made from a vaccinia virus, a virus that is closely related to, but less harmful than, variola or monkeypox viruses and can protect against both of these diseases. Jynneos contains a modified form of the vaccinia virus called Modified Vaccinia Ankara, which does not cause disease in humans and is non-replicating, meaning it cannot reproduce in human cells.10

First Case of Monkeypox Reported in the U.S.

On May 18, 2022, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) reported that a resident in the state has tested positive for monkeypox. The patient, who was admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, is an adult male to recently returned from traveling to Canada.11

A MDPH press release stated:

DPH is working closely with the CDC, relevant local boards of health, and the patient’s health care providers to identify individuals who may have been in contact with the patient while he was infectious. This contact tracing approach is the most appropriate given the nature and transmission of the virus. The case poses no risk to the public, and the individual is hospitalized and in good condition.12

By May 7, there had been cases of monkeypox reported in Europe. An individual who had travelled to Nigeria, where monkeypox is endemic, reportedly was thought to have been the source of transmission.13

HHS Says Monkeypox Vaccine Purchase Not Related to the Outbreak

A spokesperson from HHS said that BARDA’s recent purchase of the smallpox and monkeypox vaccine JYNNEOS® is not related to the recent monkeypox outbreak. “The most recent BARDA purchase of smallpox vaccine was part of a standard and ongoing preparedness efforts and unrelated to specific events. BARDA has worked with industry to develop and purchase vaccines and treatments for a potential smallpox emergency, some of which may also be used to respond to monkeypox,” said an HHS spokesperson.14


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13 Responses to "Monkeypox Cases in U.S. Coincide With Vaccine Purchases by BARDA"

  1. Susan   May 24, 2022 at 4:14 pm

    And we believe everything the government or a drug company says? I think not. They will not stop til everyone has had a jab of some kind of poison. No one has to get monkeypox – it’s related to what could be called ‘risky behaviour’.

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    • Cookiepress   May 24, 2022 at 7:04 pm

      You got that right.

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  2. John P Riesenman   May 24, 2022 at 5:17 pm

    Plan a pandemic. Stockpile vaccines. Unleash the virus. No liability. What a business model!

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  3. Ash   May 24, 2022 at 6:29 pm

    Kind of perfectly timed. It gets announced on the first day of (or day before) the DAVOS conference in which the WHO will present their “Pandemic Treaty” and traitor Biden will try to sell American against our will, to the WHO. Well, they think it’s perfectly timed but there are way more awakened people now than there used to be. They really underestimate our intelligence by doing the same one-trick pony, or they’re just plain dumb.

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  4. Tom   May 24, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    More beyond believable nonsense. Just dab some X-Ceptic Extract on those babies and watch them die. There is no monkey-pox. This is some malady rebranded as such. They want you scared and full of fear so big pharma can pushed their next round of poisons on you. Likely small pox vaccines rebranded as monkey pox vaccines. If you have had an mRNA injection, your immune system could be compromised and the small pox injection will give you small pox. Want to take that chance?

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  5. Hoku Orpilla   May 24, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    DON’T COMPLY ANYMORE WITH THIS HEALTH B.S. THE VACCINES ARE WHAT’S REALLY KILLING PEOPLE AND MAKING THEM SERIOUSLY SICK. GET A BLOOD ANTIBODY TEST BEFORE YOU ASSUME YOU HAVE A OLD VIRUS FROM THE 1980’S. OR SOME OTHER SEXUAL TRANSMITTED DISEASE. THAT’S WHAT MONKEY POX IS.

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    • Bob   May 26, 2022 at 9:05 am

      Antibody tests are a waste of time and money. Avoid the “health” system altogether if you want to stay healthy.

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      • Patriot   June 1, 2022 at 1:11 pm

        The last living sample of small pox was preserved by bill gates who also ran agenda 2021 prior to covid being bioengineered and released and then spoke of a much more serious pandemic to come. Now monkey pox a form of small box but lab engineered to do god knows what. They are killing us and our families. The gig is up. Do not give up your guns. Stock ammo and be prepared. They’ve declared a global war on the peoples

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  6. Julie Williams   May 25, 2022 at 6:11 am

    If you don’t stop a bully (that should be pounded) he will keep bullying.

    If you don’t stop a liar, manipulator, narcissist, thief, perpetrator, abuser, etc..
    ad nauseum he will will continue enjoying your exploitation, your trust, naïveté and good will.

    Time to stop being nicey nice. Take your own gloves off and do what’s direly necessary and too long coming.
    Men –
    PLEASE – For the love of humanity, women, children, nature and all that is good which is being destroyed- Put your big boy pants on and stand up. It can’t just be mothers anymore. Women will stand beside you if you will act like men and get the job done. Time to take out the trash..

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  7. CAWS   May 25, 2022 at 7:50 am

    This picture looks like the fire ant bites I get every summer in SC. Put a Fever Few herb poultice or rag soaked in the juice and it is gone instantly.

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  8. Youwish Youknew   May 25, 2022 at 8:50 am

    The idiocy continues. This has all the same pattern as the anthrax vaccine crapola where some retired US-Navy admiral went to work for the only manufacturer of an anthrax vaccine in the U.S. and then all of a sudden the anthrax vaccine became mandatory in the military and we had all those anthrax scares. When you follow the consistent pattern of these situations it is always criminal not unlike the millions of computer viruses that nobody is responsible for in that hardly anyone is prosecuted, but boy we sure need that anti-virus software or else – bill gates thinking anyone?

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  9. Nina   May 26, 2022 at 2:27 pm

    Iam so happy people are now aware of the fraud these evil guys have been committing since long time ago. Avoid their vaccine by all means.

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  10. Patriot   June 1, 2022 at 1:14 pm

    Vaccines are poison bioengineered w graphene oxide research it it self replicates and builds neural networks. Musk has sent over 200k satelittes to form star link since beginning of covid. Track trace and control – mind and body through frequencies. Trying to hack humanity and free will. Resists may god be with you all

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