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Quebec is the first Canadian province to launch a vaccine campaign against monkeypox, specifically aimed at ‘high-risk’ people who have been exposed to the virus. Over 800 Quebecers have been vaccinated with the Imvamune smallpox vaccine so far, which can build immunity against monkeypox, according to Canadian public health officials. So far, 90 cases of monkeypox have been recorded in Quebec, mostly centred in the city of Montreal. Elsewhere in Canada, 5 cases have been recorded in Ontario and 1 in Alberta. “We’re vaccinating in a very targeted way. So we vaccinated people that had high-risk exposure in the last 14 […]

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A lot of countries didn't have vaccination programs for smallpox in yesteryear, wonder if the parents of the current 'righteous anti vax brigade ' were making the decisions then? 

Thankfully I came from a country that cared about its future and therefore the ongoing health of its children, we were vaccinated. Those astute politicians are now going to save their country millions in health care and the good health of its population.

Oh and that country was the first to vaccinate its female population against Cervical cancer.  Astute politicians saving the country millions and saving many lives from a painful and sometimes early demise.



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