12 Monkeypox Facts: What You Need to Know
After a deluge of requests from people, here's the essential information you need to know.
I have to start this article by saying I loathe articles with titles. My immediate reaction to seeing these in MSM is “you all you WANT me to know”.
So, here’s a list of unannotated (mostly) facts.
They ran a simulation on a monkeypox outbreak in March 2021. Who? Here.
FDA approved of Tecovirimat, (aka TPOXX), an antiviral that is effective against Monkeypox, in July 2018.
Transmission requires intimate (very close) contact (although it’s not an STD)
CDC says you should not be concerned. Biden says you should.
There are about 1,000 doses of vaccine for Pox viruses (smallpox and monkeypox) that could be used on patients in the US. CDC says for those at “high risk). So that means no one.
Doctors are being told to be on the lookout for Monkeypox cases.
It’s been around since 1958, about the time scientists were injecting African subjects with blood products from monkeys to see which viruses might be transmissible. Zikavirus came into our species about the same time.
If you see an overturned truckload of escaped monkeys, keep driving. Don’t stop and “help”, or, according to the official narrative, a monkey might “hiss” in your face.
There are only about 200 recent cases worldwide.
WHO’s Interim Guidance suggests the use of RT-PCR with positive controls. (What???? Where were the positive controls for SARS-CoV-2????) NB: HERE, THE “RT” STANDS FOR “REAL-TIME”, AS OPPOSED TO THE METHOD USED FOR RNA VIRUSES WHICH IS “REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE”. IT'S ALWAYS A SOURCE OF CONFUSION. REGARDLESS THE POINT STANDS WHY DO THEY WANT SEQUENCING BASED CONFIRMATION FROM MONKEYPOX BUT DID NOT WANT IT FOR COVID-19??).
WHO and CDC have both said it can be “contained”
Moderna has jumped onto the Monkeypox vaccine bandwagon.