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Over the weekend, the World Health Organization declared the monkeypox outbreak, so far documented in more than 70 countries, a “public health emergency of international concern [PHEIC].” Here are the initiatives some biopharma companies are taking to contain monkeypox.

British health agencies have secured funding to develop a standardized approach to test the performance of vaccines being used or in development against monkeypox, days after the World Health Organization (WHO) labeled the growing outbreak a global health emergency.

Johnson & Johnson and Emergent BioSolutions are accusing each other of breaching their COVID-19 vaccine supply agreement.

Contract manufacturer Emergent BioSolutions Inc. said on Monday U.S. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) had breached an agreement by failing to buy the minimum quantity of COVID-19 vaccines made by the company.