San Francisco is 'veering towards a public health mess' on monkeypox, lawmaker says

Posted on AllSides July 13th, 2022
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Hearst N/San Francisco Chronicle via Gett

A Bay Area lawmaker is warning that San Francisco is "veering toward a public health mess" over monkeypox, citing a Wednesday announcement from the San Francisco Department of Public Health that said the agency is running low on monkeypox vaccines and will shutter its clinic at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital until more supply arrives. 

State Rep. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) said the timing of the vaccine shortage is especially troubling given the disease's growing prevalence in the area. 

"This exhaustion of existing vaccine supply is happening exactly as San Francisco and...

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