Preprint: Mink can be infected by Omicron and efficiently transmit the virus to other mink

To study whether mink can transmit Omicron, we placed 2 uninfected indirect contact mink in separate cages 10–20 cm from the cages of the infected mink and followed their progress for 10 days....More...

Dr. John Campbell: Wuhan Institute of Virology were working on Monkeypox virus in February 2022

Dr John Campbell wonders why the Wuhan Institute of Virolgy were researching the Monkeypox virus just weeks before the outbreak of Monkeypox in Europe....More...

WHO: We don’t know if it’s too late to contain Monkeypox

“We don’t really know whether it is too late to contain Monkeypox”

The fact that this virus has appeared in Europe in a large number of cases, an increasing number of cases, is clearly cause for some concern and it does suggest that there may have been undetected transmission for a while....More...

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...