Monkeypox vaccination doses are running low in Britain, and in one place in particular, shot appointments dried up soon after the city held a Pride parade.
Vaccination dosages are expected to run out in the UK before being replenished in September. According to reports, walk-in vaccinations were suspended in Brighton immediately following the city’s Pride event because the city’s stocks were chronically low.
Brighton’s 30th Pride march, which took place at the beginning of the month, made headlines last week after one police department that attended the event said it did not want those who disagreed with its progressive ideals to even try to apply to join it.
There have been 2,914 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the nation as of August 8th, according to official information on the outbreak released by the British government, with additional 103 cases where officials have reportedly determined that it is “highly probable” that someone has contracted the disease.
According to the authorities, “gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men” make up the great majority of persons who carry the disease, and “there is no convincing evidence of persistent transmission outside particular sexual networks.”
Late last month, the World Health Organization labelled the unexpected increase in disease outbreaks throughout the Western world a global “public health emergency.” This decision is expected to immensely benefit Chinese manufacturers, who will profit from the sale of test kits for the illness.