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Foreigners flock to Canada for monkeypox vaccine

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With monkeypox vaccine in short supply in US Thousands of foreigners, including Americans, are flocking to Montreal to film.

Canada’s second-largest city, the province of Quebec, about 70 kilometers (43 miles) north of the U.S. border, has decided to offer all Vaccines are offered to people who think they are at risk.

Art Director Rob Stilson from Denver, Colorado, took advantage of this last week during a visit to Montreal Chance.

‘It’s hard to get vaccinated in the U.S.’ says Stilson, who is at the pop-up with her husband and two daughters Vaccination centers line up to get vaccinated. “I have friends who waited 8 to 9 hours to get in.”

As contact tracing is difficult, authorities in Montreal A decision was made to provide vaccines to all at-risk individuals to stop the spread of the virus.

“As tourists, they may be involved in activities that may expose them, so in a way, we are They’re vaccinated here to fight the pandemic so they don’t spread the infection here or when they go home,” infectious disease specialist Donald Vinh of the McGill University Health Centre told AFP. With the discovery of the first monkeypox cases, Montreal has vaccinated 18,500 people, 13 percent of whom were foreigners.

25,000 doses of vaccine and vaccinate about 75-80% of the population considered at risk, especially Men who have sex with men or men who have sex with multiple partners The strategy is a beacon used by other public health agencies as a vaccination strategy,” Vinh added.

In western British Columbia, health authorities last week decided they would no longer offer vaccines to foreigners, citing Supply is limited, and it’s becoming more readily available in the US.

Faced with a lack of available doses, U.S. health authorities on Tuesday approved a new injection procedure that would make injections the same A five-fold increase in the number of people taking the drug was made possible.


Canada has registered 1,059 confirmed cases of monkeypox as of August 11, but authorities see signs of infection starting slow down.



© 2022 AFP



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