In France, more than 11,000 people have already received the first dose of the monkeypox vaccine.
About this in Twitter French Health Minister Francois Bron said, Ukrinform reports. “Today, 1,581 more people have been vaccinated throughout France. A total of 11,284 people are now protected from the disease,” the minister wrote on Thursday.
Notre mobilization contre #monkeypox se poursuit. Aujourd’hui, 1,581 persons supplementaires ont été vaccinées partout en France. Au total, ce sont 11,284 personnes qui sont désormais protégées contre la maladie.
— Francois Braun (@FrcsBraun) July 28, 2022
At the same time, as the channel notes bfmtv, some of these people will need a second dose at least 28 days later to really protect themselves from the disease.
“On the other hand, for people vaccinated against smallpox in childhood, one dose is enough,” the report says.
Also, with reference to the National Public Health Agency of France, it is reported that more than 32 thousand doses of the vaccine were delivered to various vaccination centers.
“On its website, the French National Public Health Agency invites people who meet the eligibility criteria to book an appointment. These are “men who have sex with men and report multiple sex partners”, “transgender people who report multiple sex partners”, “sex workers” and “professionals who work in places of sexual consumption,” it says, in part. in the message.
The agency clarifies that the need for vaccination can also be considered on a case-by-case basis for healthcare workers who have to care for sick people.
As Ukrinform reported, in France at the beginning of this week More than 1,700 confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported. Health Minister François Bron announced the opening of a major vaccination center in the Île-de-France region of Paris.