Monkeypox, some global spread

Cases around the world, therefore sped for past few weeks, Severe cases occur more commonly among children


Key facts


Contact with an infected animal or human

Respiratory droplets


Skin contact

Broken skin

Bodily fluids

Mucous membranes

Contaminated materials, bed linens, clothing, towels


Mortality is higher among children and young adults, and immunocompromised individuals are especially at risk of severe disease.

Most people recover within weeks.

Most cases presented with lesions on the genitalia or peri-genital area, indicating that transmission likely occurs during close physical contact during sexual activities.


President Biden

They haven’t told me the level of exposure yet, but it is something that everybody should be concerned about

We’re working on it hard to figure out what we do and what vaccine may be available But it is a concern in the sense that if i…

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