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Over 100 vaccinated in Richmond-Henrico Health District so far for Monkeypox
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Over 100 vaccinated in Richmond-Henrico Health District so far for Monkeypox

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - As the number of monkeypox cases continues to grow around Virginia, the Richmond-Henrico Health District (RHHD) said in almost a week, its vaccine supply has gone down to just a little over 200.“As of this afternoon, we’ve vaccinated over 100 people here in the Richmond Henrico Health District (RHHD),” Dr. Elaine Perry, director of RHHD, said.According to the Virginia Department of Health, there have been 75 total cases of monkeypox in the Commonwealth, two of which are in Central Virginia.Dr. Perry says right now, they’re continuing to vaccinate those who are at the highest risk, like people immunocompromised, anyone who knows they have the virus, and anyone who meets other specific risk criteria.“If they are in an establishment where sex is taking place if they ...