CDC: Two American children have contracted Monkeypox, both from close contact with gay men

Monkeypox is primarily spread as an STD

The CDC reports that there are now over 2,593 confirmed cases of Monkeypox in the USA. Cases remain overwhelmingly confined to men who have recently had sex with other men.

It has now been reported that there are two confirmed US cases among young children. During an interview with Washington Post Live, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky stated that both of these cases were the result of close contact with a homosexual adult male.

“We have seen now two cases that have occurred in children. Both of those children are traced back to individuals who come from the men who have sex with men community — the gay men community. And so, when we have seen those cases in children, they have generally been what I call ‘adjacent’ to the community most at risk.” –  CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD., July 22nd

“For the moment, the vast majority of cases continue to be reported among men who have sex with men.” – Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, July 21st

The British government has found that cases of Monkeypox are almost exclusive among homosexual males. Not only that, but over half of all Monkeypox cases are among people who already contracted at least one other STD in the past year! British authorities have also found that about a third of confirmed Monkeypox cases are among people who are HIV+.

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