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Online Jim Allen

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Monkeypox
« on: May 20, 2022, 02:56:59 am »
https://www.poz.com/article/monkeypox-outbreak-sparks-worldwide-concern

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An outbreak of monkeypox has been identified in a growing number of countries, including the United States. The monkeypox virus, which is related to the variola virus that causes smallpox, typically causes mild illness, but it can sometimes be severe, especially in immunocompromised people.

Monkeypox, which is less severe than smallpox, causes a rash of flat or raised lesions that can occur on the face, genitals, palms of the hands, soles of the feet and elsewhere.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is on the alert after nine monkeypox cases were reported in the United Kingdom, which has an good national disease surveillance system. One person had recently traveled to Nigeria, where the virus is endemic, but the others appear to have contracted the disease in the U.K., suggesting it is spreading from person to person. Since then, around 70 confirmed or suspected cases have been reported in Spain, Portugal and Canada, along with a single case in Massachusetts.

Human Monkeypox Infection - Guidance for Clinicians and Public Health
V1.5 20.05.2022

https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/zoonotic/monkeypox/guidance/Monkeypox%20Clinicians%20Public%20Health.pdf
« Last Edit: May 20, 2022, 04:51:05 pm by Jim Allen »
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Re: Monkeypox
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2022, 07:00:49 am »
Just what the world needs now

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Re: Monkeypox
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2022, 12:23:19 am »
I told my extended family about this virus called Covid. They laugh like I was over reacting. I told me sister about Monkey pox anD she took me seriously this time. She decided to homeschool my niece. Sad that all this is happening. I really hope things improve by the time my niece and other young people grow up.

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Re: Monkeypox
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2022, 08:20:48 am »

Aidsmap - 8th of June 22

What does the monkeypox outbreak mean for people living with HIV?
https://www.aidsmap.com/news/jun-2022/what-does-monkeypox-outbreak-mean-people-living-hiv
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Re: Monkeypox
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2022, 11:52:14 am »

https://www.poz.com/event/monkeypox-informative-town-hall

Have questions about Monkeypox? Join Our Fund and The Pride Center and a host of community collaborators as physician panelists to provide science-based information and education about the recent outbreaks of Monkeypox.

When June 16, 2022
Location Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Virtual Link https://www.facebook.com/events/708238623731897

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Re: Monkeypox
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2022, 04:47:54 am »
UK plans to offer vaccine to gay and bisexual men at risk of monkeypox

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