On Thursday, 23, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in New York City, USA, became the third healthcare institution in the world to offer monkeypox vaccine for men over the age of 18, after the UK and Canada. having sex with men and having multiple or anonymous partners in the past 14 days.
The common smallpox vaccine requested from the US Strategic National Stockpiles is called Jynneos. especially to prevent cases of monkeypox. The disease virus, which is endemic in 11 African countries, spread in May and has now reached 41 countries with 3,300 cases worldwide.
In a press release, the New York agency explained, Although anyone can get and spread monkeypox“The majority of cases in the current epidemic are among gay, bisexual, or other men who have sex with men.” He warns that people in this group “may be at higher risk of recent exposure.”
Monkeypox cases in vaccinated countries
Focusing on a population, though limiting, represents an extra effort to vaccinate against monkeypox, which is limited to people known to have been previously exposed to the virus. On Thursday afternoon, NYC Healthy confirmed 30 cases of orthopox virus “presumed to be monkeypox.” In the US as a whole, the CDC has confirmed more than 155 cases of the disease.
Also on Thursday, health officials in Toronto, Canada, issued a warning advising gay and bisexual men to engage in sexual intercourse, taking advantage of the proximity of the LGBT+ Pride Parades held across the country and around the world on Sunday, 26. special care in the face of the threat of smallpox. Canada has registered 210 cases monkey flower last week 800 people infected in the UK.
Source: Tec Mundo
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