The demand for monkeypox vaccines is outstripping the supply in New York City and Washington, D. C., two of the first cities in the US to offer inoculation against the virus.
The D. C. Department of Health announced that 300 appointments for the monkeypox vaccine would be available on Tuesday and Thursday, but those spots were already booked up by noon on Monday.
New York City also started offering the Jynneos vaccine at the Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic but all the appointments through Monday were filled.
Eligibility in both New York City and D. C. was limited to gay and bisexual men, as they are disproportionately affected by monkeypox. D.C. was also offering the vaccine … (Read more)