Metro Health hosts forum on monkeypox to provide information, answer questions

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Metro Health experts held an informational session and answer questions about the monkeypox virus on Thursday evening at Woodlawn Pointe.

Metro Health shared the following information about monkeypox:

  • Monkeypox can cause a rash that may look like pimples or blisters, sometimes with a flu-like illness.
  • Having multiple or anonymous sex partners may increase your chances for exposure to monkeypox. Limiting your number of sex partners may reduce the possibility of exposure.
  • Monkeypox can spread to anyone through close, personal, often skin-to-skin contact. It is not limited to the LGBTQ+ community.


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