纽约市, DC用完了猴痘疫苗

华盛顿特区. 卫生署宣布, 300 猴痘疫苗的预约将于周二和周四进行, 但是这些位置在星期一中午之前已经被预订了.

纽约市 also started offering the Jynneos vaccine at the Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic but all the appointments through Monday were filled.

Bavarian Nordic is the only one in the world to have approval for a smallpox vaccine called Jynneos in the U.S. and Imvanex in Europe, which is also effective against monkeypox.

Bavarian Nordic is the only one in the world to have approval for a smallpox vaccine called Jynneos in the U.S. and Imvanex in Europe, which is also effective against monkeypox. (REUTERS/Lukas Barth)

Eligibility in both New York City and D.C. was limited to gay and bisexual men, as they are disproportionately affected by monkeypox. 直流. was also offering the vaccine to sex workers and staff at establishment where sexual activity occurs.

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New York City has recorded at least 48 cases of monkeypox, while D.C. has recorded 16 案件.

Health officials said earlier this month that the U.S. government has 72,000 doses of the Jynneos vaccine in its stockpile.

In this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention handout graphic, symptoms of one of the first known cases of the monkeypox virus are shown on a patient's hand.

In this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention handout graphic, symptoms of one of the first known cases of the monkeypox virus are shown on a patient’s hand. (CDC/Getty Images)

The Jynneos vaccine is a two-dose regiment administered four weeks apart. An individual is considered fully vaccinated after the second dose.

美国. has about 100 million doses of an older smallpox vaccine, ACAM2000, but it has potentially serious side effects and CDC officials say there would beserious discussion before it is used.

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