In the United States, where monkeypox continues to spread, the government has announced measures such as distributing an additional 1.8 million doses of vaccine to each region.
According to the US CDC = Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of confirmed monkeypox infections in the United States so far is 14,114 as of the 18th of this month, the highest number in the world.
In response to this situation, the US government held a press conference on the 18th and announced new infection control measures.
According to this, an additional 1.8 million doses of the vaccine will be distributed from the 22nd of this month, in addition to the approximately 1 million doses of the vaccine that has already been distributed to each region.
In addition, preparations will be made so that vaccinations can be given at events where people at high risk of infection gather, and additional therapeutic drugs for about 50,000 people will be prepared, especially in areas where many people are infected. We are planning to make it available in
In the United States, where the infection continues to spread, the government declared a "public health emergency" on the 4th of this month, and the amount of vaccine per dose was increased more than before in order to distribute a limited number of vaccines to more people. We are hurrying to take measures such as issuing permission for emergency use of vaccination methods that require less.