The U.S. has struggled to get monkeypox vaccine to those who need it, and Africa has no access to the shots.
The national monkeypox vaccine rollout was already less than ideal. But people in the LGBTQ community (or still impacted by the sexual health of the community), faced additional struggles that are all too familiar.
A crucial key to containing an infectious disease outbreak like monkeypox is testing, a lesson the United States painfully learned early on with covid.
President Joe Biden’s positive test for covid, announced on Thursday, comes as both a reminder of the continued severity of the pandemic and a marker of how far treatments for the virus have come, public health experts said.
A 2008 intelligence report warned of a deadly coronavirus pandemic starting in East Asia in this decade. But it whiffed on politics and missed on how to really stop one.