Just in time for Summer . . . This cowtown is now home to yet another plague that's a lot nastier than what we're hearing in the mainstream news.
Real talk . . . From what we've read, the infection basically works like an STD. At this point that should scare cautious souls away from "monkey business" even as locals are desperate to socialize before the next COVID lockdown.
Nevertheless . . .
Here's guidance from local officials and more info about the worsening sickness . . .
Health Department ready to implement disease plan for cases in Kansas City
- Cases are being investigated worldwide, and we will update this information as we learn more.
- Is rare and does not spread easily between people without close contact.
- Lesions may look similar to some STIs, such as syphilis and herpes.
Please visit our Sexual Health Clinic for an examination.
An important highlight . . .
KC Health Department:
Regarding recent cases . . .
"Anyone can get monkeypox. It is transmitted through continuous, close contact with someone who has the active virus. Most recent cases have involved men who have sex with men, but the disease is not exclusive to that group."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .
LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - The World Health Organization will decide on Thursday whether to declare monkeypox a global health emergency, stirring criticism from leading African scientists who say it has been a crisis in their region for years.
CDC Monkeypox guidelines: Have sex with clothes on, masturbate six feet apart
Americans who think they might have been exposed to monkeypox should take precautions like masturbating 6 feet apart from their partner to prevent the spread of the virus, according to health officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this month issued a list of safe activities for sexually active patients to engage in.
Developing . . .