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Monkeypox has arrived in the US

Bullet Club

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Symptons include craving bananas and having a strong urge to fling your poo at people.

More than 200 people are being tracked for possible monkeypox across 27 US states​

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 200 people are being monitored after coming into contact with a man in Texas who caught the disease in Nigeria

More than 200 people in 27 states in the US are being tracked for possible exposure to monkeypox.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is monitoring people who came in contact with a Texas resident who contracted the disease in Nigeria earlier this month.

The unidentified man - the first ever case of monkeypox in Texas - is stable and in isolation, the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services said on Friday, The Independent reports.

The monkeypox virus is a member of the same family of viruses as smallpox. It is far less severe and experts say chances of infection are low. It is mostly found in remote parts of Africa.

Its symptoms are similar to the seasonal flu and include swelling lymph nodes and a rash on the face and body.

The CDC in a statement said: “CDC is working with the airline and state and local health officials to contact airline passengers and others who may have been in contact with the patient during two flights: Lagos, Nigeria, to Atlanta on July 8, with arrival on July 9; and Atlanta to Dallas on July 9.”

The agency also said all passengers wore masks due to Covid-19 restrictions, so the “[risk of] spread of monkeypox via respiratory droplets to others on the planes and in the airports is low”.

However, the CDC is working with the airline to assess “potential risks to those who may have had close contact with the traveller” on the plane and other areas.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jankins said: “While rare, this is not a reason for alarm and we do not expect any threat to the general public.

“Dallas County Health and Human services is working with local providers, as well as our state and federal partners.”

Monkeypox is rare but has been discovered in the US before.

Source: The Mirror
 

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ronald mcdonald omg GIF by McDonald's CZ/SK
 
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More reading from the WHO

 

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lately ive been kinda craving banana bread


did you know bananas are radioactive

there is more potassium in banana peels than the part we normally eat

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MASK UP MOTHERFUCKERS. ONE FAUCI DELUXE OF 37 VACCINES AND 57 BOOSTER SHOTS
 

Dr.Guru of Peru

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We're all already vaccinated against this shit, it's the same as small pox.

Unless you're not, in which case sorry you're dumb.
We normally dont vaccinate people for smallpox. most people living now arent immune.
 
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