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Wendy Orent: Monkeypox is not the next COVID. But it’s spreading from the same failures.

Pioneer Press 07 Aug 2022
In the past, it has been concentrated primarily in rural West or Central Africa and transmitted from a bush animal to a person, who then would spread it to limited family members in close contact. During the 2003 outbreak in the U.S., people caught it directly from pet prairie dogs that got infected by small mammals imported from West Africa.
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Orent: Monkeypox is not the next COVID. But it’s spreading from the same failures

East Bay Times 06 Aug 2022
In the past, it has been concentrated primarily in rural West or Central Africa and transmitted from a bush animal to a person, who then would spread it to limited family members in close contact. During the 2003 outbreak in the U.S., people caught it directly from pet prairie dogs that got infected by small mammals imported from West Africa.
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Guest Opinion: Monkeypox is not the next COVID. But it’s spreading from the same failures

The Keene Sentinel 05 Aug 2022
In the past, it has been concentrated primarily in rural West or Central Africa and transmitted from a bush animal to a person, who then would spread it to limited family members in close contact. During the 2003 outbreak in the U.S., people caught it directly from pet prairie dogs that got infected by small mammals imported from West Africa.
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The Giving Capsules: COVID -19, Marburg Virus and now the MonkeyPox Virus

B & FT Online 05 Aug 2022
Cases have mostly been in southern and eastern Africa, including Angola, Congo, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda, WHO said ... Animal-to-human transmission can occur in people who interact with animals from West or Central Africa or those involved in the exotic pet trade.
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Africa CDC says gay sex ‘not relevant’ in monkeypox there

New York Post 05 Aug 2022
Tiny pet turtles cited as cause for salmonella outbreak in kids ... Africa’s public health agency says it doesn’t know how many of the continent’s reported monkeypox cases this year are in men who have sex with men, and it warned Thursday against “any stigmatization” that might delay case reporting and affect the outbreak response ... Africa CDC.
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Monkeypox will become ENDEMIC in Britain unless Government buys more vaccines to thwart ever-growing outbreak, ...

The Daily Mail 05 Aug 2022
Most of infections seen so far across the globe have been in gay and bisexual men, with the virus usually only spotted in west and central Africa ... A Monkeypox outbreak occurred in the US after rodents were imported from Africa. Cases were reported in both humans and pet prairie dogs.
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Commentary: Monkeypox is not the next COVID. But it’s spreading from the same failures

Finger Lakes Times 04 Aug 2022
In the past, it has been concentrated primarily in rural West or Central Africa and transmitted from a bush animal to a person, who then would spread it to limited family members in close contact. During the 2003 outbreak in the U.S., people caught it directly from pet prairie dogs that got infected by small mammals imported from West Africa.
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Thousands of monkeypox vaccines will be made available in Australia next week - here's how ...

The Daily Mail 04 Aug 2022
Monkeypox is a rare viral infection which people usually pick up in the tropical areas of west and central Africa ... Health chiefs have warned monkeypox, a virus endemic in parts of Africa and is known for its rare and unusual rashes, bumps and lesions, could also spread to some pets and become endemic in Europe.
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U.S. declares monkeypox a public health emergency

Union Leader 04 Aug 2022
monkeypox cases ... Though the virus can infect anyone, outside of Africa the current outbreak has overwhelmingly been among men who have sex with men. At least two U.S. children have been infected ... outbreak was in 2003, when 47 people in six midwestern states were infected through pet prairie dogs that had been kept near imported animals from Africa ... Gov.
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Op-Ed: Monkeypox is not the next COVID. But it’s spreading from the same failures

The Los Angeles Times 02 Aug 2022
In the past, it has been concentrated primarily in rural West or Central Africa and transmitted from a bush animal to a person, who then would spread it to limited family members in close contact. During the 2003 outbreak in the U.S., people caught it directly from pet prairie dogs that got infected by small mammals imported from West Africa.
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Editorial: Notes on the Monkeypox

Sun Star 01 Aug 2022
However, in 2003, the first case reported outside of Africa "was in the United States of America and was linked to contact with infected pet prairie dogs. These pets had been housed with Gambian pouched rats and dormice that had been imported into the country from Ghana.".
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Indorama Ventures and Capchem evaluate proposed carbonate solvents plant to supply North American lithium-ion battery market

Longview News-Journal 01 Aug 2022
Gulf Coast ... Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, listed in Thailand (Bloomberg ticker IVL.TB), is one of the world's leading petrochemicals producers, with a global manufacturing footprint across Europe, Africa, Americas, and Asia-Pacific. The company's portfolio comprises Combined PET, Integrated Oxides and Derivatives, and Fibers ... Stuart Kelly.
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Dogs stranded abroad as families face changing rabies rules

The Dispatch 30 Jul 2022
Kacey Bollrud, 47, and her husband have been flying their pets from his Foreign Service posts to her parents’ place in Pensacola since 2006. For their girls, 9 and 12, pets help faraway feel like home ...Having a pet to come home to at the end of the day to sit on the sofa and lay her head in your lap is incredibly comforting.”.
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Monkeypox cases are on the rise: What you need to know about the painful disease

Yahoo Daily News 28 Jul 2022
Since the first human case of monkeypox was detected in Africa in 1970, the virus has caused small outbreaks through the years ... Some cases have been reported outside of Africa before, brought by travelers or from the import of wild animals that were sold as pets and passed the virus to their owners.
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Shoprite Group eyes R7 billion pet sector in SA and takes their Petshop Science store online

Independent online (SA) 27 Jul 2022
This comes as the pet economy continues to grow in South Africa – in one year Petshop Science has opened 22 physical stores across the country ... With the pet sector in South Africa now worth over R7 billion, the Group continues to expand its pet-related offerings. It launched pet ...

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