UK: Monkeypox cannot be eradicated by vaccination alone due to animal reservoirs

“Monkeypox has a wide range of hosts, which has allowed it to maintain a reservoir… it therefore cannot be eradicated by human vaccination alone.”...More...

Monkeypox: Prolonged upper respiratory tract viral DNA shedding

“Notable disease features included viraemia, prolonged monkeypox virus DNA detection in upper respiratory tract swabs, reactive low mood, and one patient had a monkeypox virus PCR-positive deep tissue abscess”

“We reviewed all cases since the inception of the HCID (airborne) network between Aug 15, 2018, and Sept 10, 2021, identifying seven patients....More...

Hong Kong: Nine day lockdown expected

South China Morning Post are reporting that a nine-day Covid-19 lockdown of Hong Kong is expected, and that “each resident will be required to undergo three tests during the mass testing,” the source said....More...