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There are fears that reporting around monkey pox.

While reported cases of monkeypox have mostly occurred among gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men, researchers say…

By Trench Times , in Health , at June 3, 2022 Tags: , ,

There are fears that reporting around monkey pox.

While reported cases of monkeypox have mostly occurred among gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men, researchers say there is no connection between sexuality and spread of the disease.

Medical experts and LGBTQ advocacy groups have expressed concern about how reporting of these cases could lead to further vilifying LGBTQ people and misunderstanding of the condition, as happened with the HIV and AIDS crisis. Though monkey pox can be transmitted when having sex, it can also be passed on in a number of other ways involving physical contact with an infected person.

More than half of England’s confirmed monkey pox cases have occurred in men who are gay, bisexual, or other men who have sex with men, new data shows.

This is not a gay disease’ — An official from the World Health Organization shut down some of the homophobic online vitriol surrounding the uptick of monkey pox cases.

What people are saying?

Alxce :This is the fourth time I’ve seen this posted by you with a slightly different heading. It’s pride month from today and we are aware of our lack of compassion or awareness for bigotry, discrimination and homophobia towards LGBT during AIDs crisis. Please be cautious with this.

RolandNilsson: I’m more interested as to what other type of man other than a gay or bisexual has sex witn another man.

thomas kavanagh Love a good stat me. By the figures in this article . 40% who got it are NOT gay bisexual or other men who have sex with men. But still men as there was only two women .

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