ProperlyThe Monkeypox vaccine is currently manufactured by only one company in the US, the US-based Novavax Corporation. The vaccine was developed in response to the monkeypox virus outbreaks that occurred in the United States in 200
It is approved by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is the only FDA-approved vaccines against the monkeypox virus.
The vaccine is produced using a genetic engineering method known as a recombinant vector-based vaccine, which involves using harmless virus vectors which are modified to express the genes encoding proteins of the virus of interest. Novavax uses technology licensed from the National Institutes of Health to produce the vaccine.