HHS authorizes dentists, dental students to administer vaccines against monkeypox

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PREP Act allows department to issue medical countermeasures declarations in public health emergencies
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is amending a Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act declaration to authorize additional providers, including dentists and dental students, to vaccinate patients against monkeypox virus, smallpox and other orthopoxviruses in a declared emergency, according to an Oct. 3 news release.

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