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2022-05-22 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
WHO Warns Monkeypox Could Accelerate During Summer, CDC Alerts US Doctors As Virus Reaches 13 Countries
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Posted by Frank G 2022-05-22 07:59|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [291 views ]  Top

#1 Just as with AIDS, they're too PC to come out and say it directly
Posted by Frank G 2022-05-22 08:07||   2022-05-22 08:07|| Front Page Top


For some deeper Medical details see this report:

In part quoting:
"Essentially all of the current cases in the west which we are seeing in the news are among men who have sex with men, and appear to be due to close physical contact."

Posted by NN2N1 2022-05-22 09:02||   2022-05-22 09:02|| Front Page Top

#3 Did you know the CDC's shorthand for "men who have sex with men" is MSM?
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-05-22 09:03||   2022-05-22 09:03|| Front Page Top

#4 Belgium become first country to introduce compulsory monkeypox quarantine: Anyone testing positive must isolate for 21 days as 14 countries now confirm outbreaks and doctors warn of 'significant rise' in UK cases
Posted by Skidmark 2022-05-22 09:09||   2022-05-22 09:09|| Front Page Top

#5 Out of the hanger. Fred's timeless monkey tattoo graphic.
Posted by Besoeker 2022-05-22 09:14||   2022-05-22 09:14|| Front Page Top

#6 My guess is D.C. and San Francisco will have major outbreaks.
Posted by Xyz 2022-05-22 09:17||   2022-05-22 09:17|| Front Page Top

#7 Hopefully it clears out a lot of the trash in congress.
Posted by DarthVader 2022-05-22 10:53||   2022-05-22 10:53|| Front Page Top

#8 Monkeypox leaves scaring, almost Biblical like the mark of Cain, "It spreads from one person to another through prolonged close contact (by inhaling the infected droplets), or direct contact with infected bodily fluids or contaminated objects, such as bedding or clothes. It does not spread via casual contact. Pitted scars and/or areas of lighter or darker skin may remain after scabs have fallen off."
Posted by NoMoreBS 2022-05-22 12:33||   2022-05-22 12:33|| Front Page Top

#9 D.C. hmmmm. Perhaps we can Amazon them some bananas.
Posted by Besoeker 2022-05-22 12:35||   2022-05-22 12:35|| Front Page Top

#10 #5 B - I had to look for it elsewhere. Seems it disappeared from Fred's library, but also really tied into this story
Posted by Frank G 2022-05-22 13:10||   2022-05-22 13:10|| Front Page Top

#11 Related:
Monkeypox: 2022-05-21
Monkeypox: 2018-09-09
Monkeypox: 2003-06-09

Do the oh-so-clever scientists at the CDC and WHO not do literature searches anymore? Any bets that any of the cases were exposed to exotic pets from Africa? Or exotic people ditto?
Posted by trailing wife 2022-05-22 13:10||   2022-05-22 13:10|| Front Page Top

#12 Hey, didja notice there's an election coming up?
Biden: "Everybody" should be concerned about monkeypox
Posted by Frank G 2022-05-22 13:49||   2022-05-22 13:49|| Front Page Top

#13 Pride festival in Gran Canaria - which was attended by 80,000 people - is linked to Spanish monkeypox outbreak as well as two cases in Italy while European total reaches 100
Posted by DarthVader 2022-05-22 16:23||   2022-05-22 16:23|| Front Page Top

#14 ^ Exactly! [Hot Air]
The Gran Canarian pride festival attended by 80,000 from Britain and across Europe is being investigated after being linked to numerous monkeypox cases in Madrid, Italy and Tenerife.

Held between May 5 and May 15, Maspalomas Pride attracts visitors from across the continent.

It was attended by people who have tested positive for the monekypox virus afterwards, with public health services from the Canary Islands now investigating the any links between the cases and the LGBT+ celebrations.

‘Among the 30 or so diagnosed in Madrid, there are several who attended the event, although it is not yet possible to know if one of them is patient zero of this outbreak or if they all got infected there,’ a health source told El País.
Posted by Frank G 2022-05-22 16:54||   2022-05-22 16:54|| Front Page Top

#15 How long before FB, Google, et al, claim this is inflammatory or anti-LGBTQIAHJKLMNOP to discuss this?
Posted by Frank G 2022-05-22 16:55||   2022-05-22 16:55|| Front Page Top

#16 ^ I'm sure it's lighting up their systems this very moment.
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-05-22 17:45||   2022-05-22 17:45|| Front Page Top

#17 If only we had a Ministry of Truth Department of Disinformation!!!
Posted by DarthVader 2022-05-22 20:42||   2022-05-22 20:42|| Front Page Top

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