Concerns have been raised that there may not be enough monkeypox vaccines to deal with the current outbreak.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the increasing cases a public health emergency, with punches It is given to those most at risk.
But the company that manufactures Vaccines Now warn that demand continues to rise.
Northern Bavarian drugmakers manufacture Jynneos shot.
The company’s vice president, Rolf Sass Sorensen, said the companies may have to partner to keep throwing punches.
“Demand continues to rise and it is no longer certain that we can continue to meet the demand we are facing even with the upgrade of our current manufacturing site in Denmark,” he said. Bloombergg.
Currently, there are about 20 cases of bugs being picked up per day in the UK, down from 35 a week ago.
The latest data from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) indicates there are 3,081 confirmed cases in the UK – with another 114 highly probable infections.
In the United States there are 13,517 cases, with California New York had the largest number.
Although cases are still being identified in the UK, Ms Jenny Harris, chief executive of the UK Occupational Health and Safety Services (UKHSA), said the outbreak could be widespread.
However, she cautioned that vaccines may run out in some areas before more doses arrive in a week.
She said: “There may be a short period, maybe three or four weeks, where the vaccines may run out in some areas.
“And in these cases, we ensure that individuals who have applied will be screened, and will be invited again, so they just need to make sure their names are available.
“Once the vaccine is introduced, we will put it in the arms of the people.”
Initially, the UK required 50,000 strokes – enough to vaccinate 25,000 people.
A total of 150,000 has been requested which is the maximum available.
It was previously thought 40,000 people would need a jab – which Dr. Harris said has been underestimated.
The outbreak was mainly concentrated in men who have sex with men – so people in this community were previously asked to apply for a jab.
Health chiefs have warned this group to be extra vigilant about monkeypox symptoms, especially if they are planning to have sex.
It was recently revealed that a man caught the insect while dancing in a restaurant Crowded outdoor event.
He claims to have never had any sexual contact with anyone, and this is how the virus usually spreads.
Doctors reported that the unidentified man in his 20s “attended a large, crowded outdoor event”.
He stated that he “had been in close contact with others, including close dancing, for a few hours” Report Published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
While the other people at the event wore sleeveless tops and shorts, he wore pants and a short-sleeved shirt, leaving only his arms exposed.
Describing his interactions with those around him, the researchers said the man might share an e-cigarette with a woman.
He didn’t notice that anyone around him had done that rash Or they were fine.
The event was not specifically or mostly attended by people who identify as gay or bisexual – The The group most at risk in the current outbreak.
And it was not in an enclosed or indoor space, like a rave.
“The patient’s primary risk factor was close, non-sexual contact with several unknown persons at a crowded outdoor event,” the researchers wrote.
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