City of Long Beach Official Statement Regarding the Monkeypox Virus

The Long Beach Health Department is monitoring the
spread of the monkeypox virus (MPV). While there are no
confirmed cases of MPV in Long Beach currently and the
risk of MPV remains low, we urge our community to remain
vigilant and aware of symptoms and possible exposure.


UPDATE ON MONKEYPOX VACCINATIONS

The Biden Administration has decided to extend its limited supply of
monkeypox vaccine by allowing a different method of injection that uses
one-fifth as much per shot, according to people familiar with the
discussions.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/08/us/politics/monkeypox-vaccine.html