Better to be safe than sorry, Montrealers who get monkeypox vaccine say

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Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News “(The vaccine reaches) full effect or close to full effect after one week. That’s very encouraging. It’s a relief, just like the COVID vaccine.” Despite being vaccinated against smallpox when he was young, a friend convinced Raymond Boudreau to be extra careful and get inoculated against monkeypox on Wednesday. […]

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