US warns monkeypox could mutate to resist antiviral drug

US warns monkeypox could mutate to resist antiviral drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are warning against overuse of the only drug available to treat monkeypox, saying even a small mutation in the virus could render the pills ineffective. The Food and Drug Administration updated its guidelines this week for Tpoxx, which has been prescribed to tens of thousands of patients with the …

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