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Juan King

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Juan King is a reporter, photographer and web editor at Yokota Air Base, Japan. He joined the U.S. Navy in 2004 and has been assigned to Stars and Stripes since 2021. His previous assignments have taken him to Afghanistan, Bahrain, Guam and Japan.

White House speeds monkeypox vaccines, but not everyone likes the pace

The debate over vaccination strategy comes as health officials are racing to vaccinate more than 1.6 million high-risk Americans against a virus that has sickened more than 14,100 people and often resulted in severe pain and other complications but no confirmed fatalities in this country. Cases have been overwhelmingly recorded in gay and bisexual men, who are prioritized for vaccination.

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