Monkeypox: Sufferers ought to keep away from pets

  • Jim Reed
  • well being affairs reporter

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There’s a concern of the illness spreading amongst rodents

Folks with monkeypox ought to keep away from contact with their pets for 21 days, based on recommendation from the UK’s Well being Safety Company.

Thus far, 106 circumstances have been confirmed worldwide.

Gerbils, hamsters, and different rodents could also be extra inclined to the illness, however they could unfold it to different animals.

The federal government sources stated that they “didn’t detect any accidents amongst pets, and the danger is small.”

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