GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – A Grand Rapids company is stepping up to make a monkeypox vaccine.

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing announced on Friday it is working with Bavarian Nordic, the original maker in Denmark of the smallpox and monkeypox vaccine.

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The company’s president says the partnership will speed up the process, which is slated to be up and running in Grand Rapids in a few months.