UK: Monkeypox classified as an airborne high consequence infectious disease

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The UK has classified Monkeypox as a high consequence airborne infectious disease In a recently updated document by the UKHSA, along with MERS, Nipah virus, SARS1 and Pneumonic plague.




Monkeypox is an airborne High consequence infectious diseases (HCID) – GOV.UK


SARS-CoV-2 was mysteriously removed from the HCID list just three months after the pandemic began, and just FOUR DAYS before the first UK national lockdown.

Expect more of the same with Monkeypox.



Monkeypox remains viable in aeorosol for up to 90 hours


** This post was originally published on May 29, 2022 **