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Emergency discussion on monkey pox: special preparation and examination of the possibility of vaccination - Walla! news

2022-05-21T21:16:29.528Z

A special team for the treatment of epidemics convened for a discussion in which clarifications were presented regarding monkey pox and the possible treatments for the disease. The discussion emphasized that there is no connection to sexual preference, but in light of the fact that men in the LGBT community contracted the disease, preparations are being made for Pride Month, when many tourists come from abroad.



Emergency discussion on monkey pox: special preparation and examination of the possibility of vaccination

A special team for the treatment of epidemics convened for a discussion in which clarifications were presented regarding monkey pox and the possible treatments for the disease.

The discussion emphasized that there is no connection to sexual preference, but in light of the fact that men in the LGBT community contracted the disease, preparations are being made for Pride Month, when many tourists come from abroad.

Meirav Cohen

21/05/2022

Saturday, 21 May 2022, 23:46 Updated: Sunday, 22 May 2022, 00:12

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A special team from the Vaccine Vaccination Committee (ZTM) convened this evening (Saturday) to discuss the disease of monkey pox, following the discovery of a patient in Israel



. The team noted that it is a mild disease, which only rarely worsens and ends in death. It is also said that there is no fear that it will become an epidemic because the infection occurs only after the onset of symptoms. Examines the supply of relevant vaccines and drugs, and prepares for the regulation of the diagnosis, as the number of infected in Israel increases.

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Monkey pox: How are the symptoms identified and is there cause for concern?

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Reports from Europe show that many of those infected are men from the LGBT community. The Ministry of Health emphasized that the disease is in no way related to sexual preference, but as a preventative measure, IDF members raised the possibility of preparing for Pride Month, when many tourists come to Israel.



Discussions have also raised the fact that the monkey pox virus has two types, one deadly and the other less aggressive.According to initial genetic evidence, the virus in question is less deadly.The possibility of vaccinating the population, or taking preventative measures, is also being examined.

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