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Gays Give Pox To Pet Dog

At a glance

  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its monkeypox guidance to include dogs as animals that can catch the virus.
  • The Lancet reported that two male partners who live together and were not sexually exclusive started showing symptoms of monkeypox a few days after sleeping with other partners.
  • They shared their bed with an Italian greyhound. The dog also developed lesions and then tested positive for the monkeypox virus 12 days after the men did.



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