Fact Check-Monkeypox can be spread by anyone in close contact and is not a “gay disease” – contrary to posts online | Reuters

“To label it as a gay disease is both untrue and unfair”, Dr Andrew Lee, professor of public health at the University of Sheffield, told Reuters.A person’s sexuality and sexual orientation is not the route of transmission, Lee said in an email. “Anyone can get it if they have had direct contact with an infected person”.

Source: Fact Check-Monkeypox can be spread by anyone in close contact and is not a “gay disease” – contrary to posts online | Reuters

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