SF to Receive 1,600 More Monkeypox Vaccine Units; Clinics Will Switch to Intradermal Injection Technique
San Francisco is expected to get 1,600 more monkeypox vaccines in the next distribution from the federal supply. To get this allotment, clinics will be using a transdermal injection technique, which requires only a fifth of the vaccine dose used in the subcutaneous method.
Nancy Pelosi Hosting a Phone-In Town Hall on Monkeypox at 5 p.m. Tuesday
Nearly 30% of all California monkeypox cases are right here in the City and County of San Francisco, and so our congressional rep and Speaker Nancy Pelosi is doing a phone town hall with a who’s-who of local public health figures tonight.
Tuesday Morning Topline: Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic Reopens at SF General
The monkeypox vaccine supply has been refreshed in SF and the drop-in clinic is back open, state Sen. Scott Wiener is chairing a select committee hearing today on the crisis, and Hazie's is getting ready to open in Hayes Valley.
[Updated] SF to Get 10,000 More Monkeypox Vaccine Doses; Available Doses at SF General Out on Wednesday
You can still get a monkeypox vaccine if you want or need one this week, either through a clinic appointment or at the drop-in clinic at SF General, but the doses from the latest federal allotment are likely to run out again before the end of the week.
Day Around the Bay: Monkeypox Cases Hit 215 In San Francisco
The number of confirmed and suspected cases of monkeypox in SF hit 215 on Sunday up from just 16 four weeks ago, little kids aren't getting COVID vaccinations in large numbers, and an air quality advisory for the Bay Area has been extended through Wednesday due to Oak Fire smoke.
New Data Shows Monkeypox Outbreak Disproportionately Impacts Latinx Communities in SF
There are currently 197 recorded or suspected cases of monkeypox in San Francisco. And the most recent data about the spread of monkeypox shows that even though members of Latinx communities make up some 15% of SF's population, over 30% of all current monkeypox cases are within this group.
SFDPH Prioritizing First-Dose Monkeypox Vaccinations; City Department Expected to Offer Second Doses After Supply Increases
There are an estimated 197 cases of either confirmed or suspected monkeypox infections in SF. Thus far, the City has received 7,700 units of the two-dose Jynneos vaccine from the federal stockpile via CDPH — though some 35,000 doses have been requested to meet the need.
Humpday Headlines: SF Monkeypox Cases Hit 141; Long Line Greets Reopened Vaccine Clinic
SF's confirmed monkeypox cases now number 141, a long line started forming well before 8 a.m. today for the latest batch of vaccines at SF General, and SF school board member Ann Hsu is facing backlash for some racist comments about Black and brown students.
Local LGBTQ Groups Protest Outside SF Federal Building Over Monkeypox Response
Local leaders and members of several LGTBQ organizations gathered outside the Federal Building in SoMa on Monday to call on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to send more monkeypox vaccine to San Francisco.
CDC Says More Monkeypox Vaccine Coming Next Week to San Francisco, Other Cities With Growing Cases
After demand has soared for monkeypox vaccinations in the Bay Area and elsewhere, and as low existing supplies have been used up, the Centers for Disease Control assures us that more vaccine is coming, possibly by next week.
As SF Monkeypox Cases Hit 60, SF AIDS Foundation Plans Virtual Town Hall, Mandelman Demands More Vaccines
The monkeypox developments are coming in disturbingly quickly, so the SF AIDS Foundation is holding a virtual town hall tonight to unpack the new landscape, and Supervisor Rafael Mandelman has had it with the CDC foot-dragging.
600 Monkeypox Vaccines Administered in San Francisco So Far, More Units Requested by SFDPH
The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) reported it has administered 600 monkeypox vaccines to eligible residents who had close contact with someone who has monkeypox (suspected or confirmed) or working in proximity to the virus in a lab setting.
Monkeypox Vaccine In Short Supply In SF as Hundreds of Potentially Exposed Pride Party-Goers Clamor For Shots
San Francisco's queer community is following a trajectory similar to what unfolded a month ago in Berlin, with experts fearing that a wider outbreak of monkeypox could be afoot. But where are the vaccine supplies?
[Update] Monkeypox Likely to Have Spread During SF Pride; 40 Total Cases In the City As of This Week
As an outbreak of monkeypox infections grips the gay communities of Germany and the UK, there are increasing reports of cases here in the U.S. and in the Bay Area — also primarily among gay and bisexual men.
SF Reports First 'Probable' Case of Monkeypox; Possibly Infected Resident Had Traveled to Area With Known Cases
San Francisco reported its first suspected case of monkeypox Friday after a resident began displaying symptoms associated with the contagious disease; they are currently self-isolating and have noted they've been in no close contact with anyone during their potentially infectious state.