Manitoba pivots monkeypox vaccination strategy – Brandon Sun

Manitoba pivots monkeypox vaccination strategy – Brandon Sun

Manitoba pivots monkeypox vaccination strategy Advertisement WINNIPEG — Manitobans most at risk of being infected with monkeypox will be able to book online immunization appointments starting Monday. After health experts called on the province to act proactively and offer preventative doses of the vaccine it has had since June rather than wait for the virus to appear here, the Progressive Conservative government issued a press release Friday saying it will expand eligibility criteria and offer it at three Winnipeg sites. “It should not have taken this long,” said NDP health critic Uzoma Asagwara, noting the government didn’t act until it was pressed. “I feel very strongly that the government putting out any information is a direct result of the pressure being put on them by the public and by public-health …
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