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Monkeypox vaccine now available in Miami-Dade County

MIAMI – Health experts paused appointments for the monkeypox vaccine after running into a supply shortage.

Miami-Dade County is offering a limited supply of monkeypox vaccinations for those who are eligible or at high risk starting at 8 a.m., Wednesday.

Scheduled vaccination appointments will be offered at Tropical Park and Miami Beach on 23rd Street.

There have been more than 380 reported cases of monkeypox in Miami-Dade County alone.

Due to a limited amount of vaccines available, the FDA has announced changes in order to extend the restricted number of doses.

If you would like to make an appointment call 1-833-875-0900 or visit http://miamidade.gov/monkeypox.

For more information on the monkeypox vaccine click here.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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