A US health organization offered advice on how to prevent getting monkeypox while you are away from home
Guidelines have been issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “safer sex”The spread of monkeypox virus has prompted us to urge our romantic partners and to make every effort to decrease their exposure.
Published on Friday and entitled ‘Safer Sex, Social Gatherings, and Monkeypox,’ the CDC document advises partners to watch out for “any new or unexplained rash or lesion”On different body parts, this is one symptom of monkeypox.
Although the agency stated that vaccination against monkeypox will provide protection, the agency also noted that there is a limited supply and some may not be able to get an immunization.
It was suggested that people avoid getting a jab from the CDC. “anonymous sexual contact”And “private and public sex parties,” instead proposing “virtual sex with no in-person contact.”Lovers might, however. “masturbate together at a distance without touching each other and without touching any rash,”Or “consider having sex with [their] clothes on,”Continue reading the document.
Since May in the USA, more than 6000 cases of monkeypox have been reported. A large number of these infections are occurring among gay men. Although it is not clear if the virus spreads primarily through sex or by extended sexual contact, Tedros Adhanom Gobreyesus from the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the majority of the cases were among gay men. “with multiple sexual”Particularly at risk are partners who have the same sexual orientation.
On Thursday, the White House followed the WHO’s lead in declaring the monkeypox a public health emergency, with US Health Secretary Xavier Becerra calling on “every American to take monkeypox seriously.”
Although the cases are rare, it has been confirmed in the US. One Texas resident contracted monkeypox after visiting West Africa. According to WHO, there were more than 70 confirmed cases in America in 2003. This was the first time the virus had been seen elsewhere.
The United States is the world’s leader in cases of monkeypox
Fever, headaches, muscle and head aches, swelling of the lymph nodes and chills, exhaustion and rashes as well as skin sores, rashes and lesions are some symptoms. Although most cases resolve quickly, it can lead to serious complications.
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