The World Health Organization is now one of the most sharply criticized organizations in the world…
A supranational organization, the W.H.O. was largely ineffective at combatting Covid-19, and it should come as no surprise that critics are weary of any information coming from the organization following the pandemic.
I share that sentiment; I also believe that this outbreak may have a synthetic or laboratory origin, but we do not know if this is the case at this time.
According to the latest reports, monkey pox is primarily spread via sexual contact, with some sources claiming that it is spreading primarily among gay men.
Here’s what we currently know:
Monkeypox cases are slowly ⬆️, likely because people don’t know they have it. The main human to human transmission is occurring during sexual contact.
Treat it like any other STD, if you have symptoms, see a doctor. For those that don’t, assess risk factors and take precautions.
— Nicole Saphier, MD (@NBSaphierMD) May 23, 2022
Monkeypox is likely being spread from person-to-person by close, intimate or sexual contact with someone who has an active rash, US senior health officials said https://t.co/OJlxmYNZFm
— Bloomberg (@business) May 22, 2022
NTD News reports:
“Many diseases can be spread through sexual contact. You could get a cough or a cold through sexual contact, but it doesn’t mean that it’s a sexually transmitted disease,” Andy Seale, who advises WHO on HIV, hepatitis, and other sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs. Seale said monkeypox isn’t considered an STD.
Pictures of people with Monkey Pox which has been reported in 12 countries in Europe and America.
A @WHO expert and professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Dr David Heymann says cases are linked to sexual contact.
Monkey Pox has no cure at the moment. pic.twitter.com/gMTqOjBieC
— Hopewell Chin’ono (@daddyhope) May 22, 2022
Monkeypox is spreading through sexual contact, but it’s not a sexually transmitted infection, WHO says. Here’s what that means https://t.co/3UcafenoXA
— FORTUNE (@FortuneMagazine) May 23, 2022
Just The News claims:
Andy Seale, a WHO advisor on HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, said the most recent monkeypox outbreak is “not typical” and that medical professionals are seeing cases in “men who identify as gay, bisexual or from other groups of men who have sex with men.”