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16. About 99% of infected people are men.
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 12:14 PM
Jul 2022
We report 528 infections diagnosed between April 27 and June 24, 2022, at 43 sites in 16 countries. Overall, 98% of the persons with infection were gay or bisexual men, 75% were White, and 41% had human immunodeficiency virus infection; the median age was 38 years.


yahoo - here's why we should stop calling it monkeypox ... msongs Jul 2022 #1
Thank you for this because I saw elsewhere which referred to it as ORTHOPOX BumRushDaShow Jul 2022 #13
Orthopoxvirus is the genus. Igel Jul 2022 #17
The problem here is that from what I gather, the usual "monkeypox" BumRushDaShow Jul 2022 #19
we were the first place to get COvid 2 so why not this YoshidaYui Jul 2022 #2
Yup, both coasts, lucky us! Rhiannon12866 Jul 2022 #4
Years ago when they kept asking where would covid 2 hit.. my first thought was San Francisco YoshidaYui Jul 2022 #8
It hit the West Coast from China and NYC from Italy, and then spread Rhiannon12866 Jul 2022 #9
according to the cdc Monkeypox was discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks of a pox-like disease yaesu Jul 2022 #3
There is some info in the article about that Lulu KC Jul 2022 #14
Not lab created. Igel Jul 2022 #18
Monkeypox spreads in different ways. The virus can spread from person-to-person yaesu Jul 2022 #5
Rightwankers are furiously spreading disinfo (go figure) Grokenstein Jul 2022 #11
About 99% of infected people are men. Mosby Jul 2022 #16
AIDS was a "gay disease" too...until it wasn't. Grokenstein Jul 2022 #20
They are both STIs Mosby Jul 2022 #21
"Is Monkeypox an STD? That's the Wrong Question." Grokenstein Jul 2022 #23
The death toll so far of this monkeypox outbreak is zero. Mosby Jul 2022 #24
I'm not the one aligned with MTG on the subject. Grokenstein Jul 2022 #25
If I understand this right the vaccine is only effective Beachnutt Jul 2022 #6
Need a Federal travel advisory against non essential travel in and out of either state MichMan Jul 2022 #7
Disagree. This is not airborne and transmission only happens when symptomatic. Lucky Luciano Jul 2022 #10
"98% of patients are men who had sex with men", they always leave that part out Shanti Shanti Shanti Jul 2022 #12
Unfortunate details DakotaSnow Jul 2022 #15
This sucks. orangecrush Jul 2022 #22
Back to social distancing? Jose Garcia Jul 2022 #26
Nah, it's spreads through bodily fluid exchange. BlueTsunami2018 Aug 2022 #27
It's a lot harder to exchange bodily fluids when you are practicing social distancing Jose Garcia Aug 2022 #28
Well, that's true. BlueTsunami2018 Aug 2022 #29
The most at-risk group should be abstaining madville Aug 2022 #30
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