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On 7/15/2022 at 8:43 AM, mith said:

due to sensitive nature, the reports look censored. 

 

all were men, all had symptoms at either cock, and/or ass regions. but no further info on HOW and WHO they had prolong contact with in these parts of their body.

 

logically, they must had sex with someone (man or woman, not mentioned).

 

You should know the media here like ST uses this secret language when it comes to PLU:

 

 

Don't forget Newspapers don't have any rating (R18, R21), everyone can access even non adults. 

 

Social contact = bf, sex partner etc. ...

 

Male social contact = ...

 

Surely, ST and the likes won't wrap up the report like a porn story, they are not The Sun or the Daily Mail tabloid! 

 

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On 7/15/2022 at 8:43 AM, mith said:

 

2. given the long incubation period of the virus (21 days), its likely a healthy virile person would have a few sexual encounters in that period, spreading the virus without knowing.

 

the next 21 days is crucial.    

 

Looking at Europe and the rising numbers I don't have much hope... 

 

The community would need to cease any casual sex and then hope 30 days... 

 

But is that realistic?

 

On a note: In Other countries it spread to women also through probably their bisexual partners, husbands...

 

 

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On 7/15/2022 at 10:35 AM, singalion said:

 

You should know the media here like ST uses this secret language when it comes to PLU:

 

 

Don't forget Newspapers don't have any rating (R18, R21), everyone can access even non adults. 

 

Social contact = bf, sex partner etc. ...

 

Male social contact = ...

 

Surely, ST and the likes won't wrap up the report like a porn story, they are not The Sun or the Daily Mail tabloid! 

 

exactly. so the readers can only make guess work. 

 

On 7/15/2022 at 10:42 AM, singalion said:

 

Looking at Europe and the rising numbers I don't have much hope... 

 

The community would need to cease any casual sex and then hope 30 days... 

 

But is that realistic?

 

On a note: In Other countries it spread to women also through probably their bisexual partners, husbands...

 

 

i know it well... married men fxxking ard with other men. sigh.

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First LOCAL case: https://mustsharenews.com/monkeypox-local-case/

"The man started having symptoms on 30 Jun in the form of lesions on his lower abdomen."

 

Second LOCAL case:  https://mustsharenews.com/local-monkeypox/

"The patient, a British national who resides in Singapore, is currently in stable condition at NCID. Interestingly, MOH shared that the man is not linked to any of the earlier monkeypox cases they announced. The man first experienced symptoms last Wednesday (6 Jul) in the form of rashes in the perianal region — the area surrounding the anus. He developed a fever five days later on Monday (11 Jul)."

 

Third LOCAL case: https://mustsharenews.com/singapore-local-monkeypox-case/

"41-year-old male citizen, developed genital rashes on 9 Jul."

 

 

 

 

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On 7/15/2022 at 3:10 PM, superflawless said:

Please do not panic.

Avoid going to the saunas or have M2M sex with strangers for the next 3 weeks.

Observe, stay informed and be cautious.

 

 

You forgot to mention or in addition:

 

1) If you have anal then please only with condom, avoid any contact of the dick with the skin of the other person,

2) best no kissing and

3) no cum exchange by any means (properly pre-cum also).

4) no oral,

5) Don't let people even cum on you. (small invisible wounds on the skin are sufficient to let the virus enter the body).

 

6) Best solution: abstain from any sex until the situation gets better...

 

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On 7/15/2022 at 3:10 PM, superflawless said:

Avoid going to the saunas or have M2M sex with strangers for the next 3 weeks.

 

while the advice might be well meant,

but how do you know if your regular fuckbuddy, bf etc didn't visit a sauna, sex party, gang bang, group sex, went overseas and attended such etc etc...

 

Just excluding fun with any strangers might not be sufficient...

 

To show how serious we gays can be maybe we should just abstain from fun for the next 3 weeks or so.

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I am hopeful that an effective vaccine targeting Monkeypox with be available soon.
Currently, the news is that, the preferred vaccine to combat it is in short supply
But that is to be expected, since there is panic on the streets.
Not to worry since the Pharmaceutical company, Bavarian Nordic, is ramping up production.
Just relax, for the time being, abstain from any close contacts with anyone.

 

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If someone get rashes in mouth Region, then people speculate is suck cock... 

 

Which part of the body can't be used for sexual pleasure? Haha? 

 

Ear area? 

 

Foot area? 

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Excluded UK cos it's way up high. Only included US and Australia and Asia for comparison. Sg has 6 cases where we still dunno how they got it.

 

I still think it is unwise ppl are squeezing in the saunas knowing that monkeypox can survive on surfaces, and u can't see a person's rashes in the dark n there's probably exposure to respiration and breath droplets.

 

 

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On 7/15/2022 at 3:29 PM, superflawless said:

I am hopeful that an effective vaccine targeting Monkeypox with be available soon.
Currently, the news is that, the preferred vaccine to combat it is in short supply
But that is to be expected, since there is panic on the streets.
Not to worry since the Pharmaceutical company, Bavarian Nordic, is ramping up production.
Just relax, for the time being, abstain from any close contacts with anyone.

 

 

 

There is a short supply of vaccine for monkey pox  becos the vaccine they are using is specifically for small pox related vaccinne, I heard. 

 

To ramp up production of the monkey pox vaccinne will take a few months.

 

The main takeaway.is that Monkey Pox unlike the covid 19, MERS, Flu, Cold , is not spread from breathing in air exhaled by an infected person , monkeypox is not airborne soread by droplets or aerosol. Thank.God. So far its close intimate skin.contact. 

 

I think those who can afford it should go and get the Shingles vaccination for extra protection. 

 

If u are not protected ,you get monkeypox and shingles ( chicken pox related) . Painful , and even more painful blisters. 

 

Peoole especially G  should learn to tone down and lie low for the next few months. 

 

Easier said than done.

 

Gayz libido is rocket high one.

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This on transmission:

Mode of Transmission

Transmission of MPV occurs when a person comes into close contact with the virus through an infected animal, infected person, or contaminated environment.

Animal-to-human transmission may occur via:

  • Bite or scratch from an infected animal
  • Bush meat preparation
  • Direct contact with the blood, body fluids, or skin or mucosal lesions of infected animals

Human-to-human transmission is limited but can occur via:

  • Exposure to respiratory droplets
  • Direct physical contact with the blood, body fluid or skin rash from infected individual or contaminated materials

 

Note also through respiratory droplets!

 

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As I wrote some days ago, some countries gear up in giving vaccines to risk groups...

Love the pic, so many young boys in the queue... haha

 

 

Long lines in New York for monkeypox vaccine

 

Long lines in New York for monkeypox vaccine

People wait in line to recieve the Monkeypox vaccine before the opening of a new mass vaccination site at the Bushwick Education Campus in Brooklyn on July 17, 2022, in New York City.
 
Published July 18, 2022

 

NEW YORK — On a hot Sunday (July 17) afternoon in New York, the epicentre of the United States (US) monkeypox outbreak, a long line of men aged 20 to 40 wait for a vaccine to protect themselves and their loved ones against the virus.

 

With its rows of tables and chairs and stacks of medical equipment, the vaccination centre — a high school in Bushwick, Brooklyn — is reminiscent of a vaccine spot for Covid-19, a virus for which New York was also the US epicentre.

 

Everyone who spoke to AFP while waiting in line said they felt lucky to have gotten an appointment, as New York lacks doses. On Friday, 9,200 time slots became available on the city's dedicated website at 6.00pm (6am, Singapore time).

They were all gone in seven minutes.

 

Three days earlier, site traffic was so high that the page crashed.

 

"It was frustrating, largely because especially with Covid, you'd think that we would have more of a structured process or vaccine rollout," Mr Aidan Baglivo, 23, told AFP. "There just wasn't really anything."

 

'SHOULDN'T BE AN ISSUE'

The city of more than eight million people saw monkeypox infections climb last week, with 461 cases recorded Friday since the US outbreak began in May.

 

That number is up from 223 cases on Monday.

 

Mr Baglivo, a data analyst, noted that people who are the most connected on social media have the highest chances of getting a vaccine appointment.

 

Mr Robert, who declined to give his last name, told AFP he sat at his computer refreshing the website "like a crazy person" until he got a slot.

 

"This shouldn't be an issue because there's already a vaccine, and it (the rollout) should be... more efficient to prevent it from becoming more of an issue," said the 28-year-old. Neither his partner nor his best friend have been able to get a vaccine.

 
 

"Every additional day where there's not more people being vaccinated is a bummer."

 

Anyone can catch monkeypox, which spreads through close physical contact, but the Jynneos vaccine is currently reserved for men who have sex with men, who make up the vast majority of cases.

 

Many LGBTQ people, of which there is a large population in New York, worry their community will be further stigmatized because of the virus.

'IMPORTANT TO BE PROACTIVE'

Mr Nathan Tylutki, a 42-year-old actor, wonders if "there would be a quicker response to developing more vaccines if it wasn't affecting queer people."

 

In his opinion, there isn't a lot of anti-vaccine sentiment in the LGBTQ community "because we've seen disease, we know what the AIDS epidemic" was like.

 

"We know that it's important to be proactive about these kinds of things," he told AFP.

 
 

Monkeypox is characterized by lesions on the skin — which can appear on the genitals or the mouth —and is often accompanied by fever, sore throat and pain in the lymph nodes. It usually clears up on its own but can be extremely painful.

 

New York, on the US East Coast, has already either administered or scheduled 21,500 vaccines and hopes to speed up the process, promising more than 30,000 jabs for the whole state.

 

But due to a lack of doses, the Bushwick site is not expected to reopen Monday.

 

City health commissioner Ashwin Vasan said Sunday that New York needs tens of thousands more vaccines.

In line at the Bushwick site, fitness instructor Leroy Jackson has another concern.

 

"I am one of maybe two or three Black people on this line" out of more than 100, said the 27-year-old.

 

Access to appointments for minorities and underprivileged groups is even more limited, he pointed out. AFP

 

 

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I still think it is a disservice to the LGBT community for BW to remove monkeypox discussion from threads about high risk places like saunas. Even Grindr is sending out reminders. In the minimum, at least explore how alerts on Monkeypox can be pinned at the top of the list of threads.

 

MOH ideally should proactively outreach to the community to highlight vaccination. This would help prevent it from spreading from MSM to wider community. Is it asking too much of MOH, I wonder

 

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On 7/18/2022 at 3:36 PM, singalion said:

 

As I wrote some days ago, some countries gear up in giving vaccines to risk groups...

Love the pic, so many young boys in the queue... haha

 

What do we have here? An admission that you like "young boys"?

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On 7/23/2022 at 12:01 PM, Guest Guest said:

 

What do we have here? An admission that you like "young boys"?

Who doesn't if you're in this forum?

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On 7/23/2022 at 11:51 AM, PlayersGroup said:

I still think it is a disservice to the LGBT community for BW to remove monkeypox discussion from threads about high risk places like saunas. Even Grindr is sending out reminders. In the minimum, at least explore how alerts on Monkeypox can be pinned at the top of the list of threads.

 

MOH ideally should proactively outreach to the community to highlight vaccination. This would help prevent it from spreading from MSM to wider community. Is it asking too much of MOH, I wonder

 


totally agree but for some reason, they always delete any discussion of STDs and safe sex from those threads while leaving all the threads about bareback in place…. Not sure why?
 

tbh, everyone going to sauna at the moment (and especially those then boasting about their antics here for attention 🤦‍♂️) is not going to pay any attention to pinned posts anyway - they already know the risks and are thinking only with little head. More fool them. 

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https://www.channelnewsasia.com/singapore/monkeypox-vaccination-prevention-outbreak-parliament-janil-puthucheary-2790176

 

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Although the smallpox vaccine is up to 85 per cent effective at preventing monkeypox, it has potentially severe side effects. For the general population, the risks of complications outweigh the benefits, because they are at low risk of being infected,” Dr Puthucheary said.

 

“Exercising personal responsibility to avoid high-risk activities, especially when symptomatic, and practising good personal hygiene remain effective at reducing the risk of transmission in the general population.”

 

He advised the public to monitor their personal health and maintain good hygiene, especially during travel. They should also avoid close contact with people known or suspected to be ill with monkeypox infection."

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On 7/23/2022 at 11:51 AM, PlayersGroup said:

 

MOH ideally should proactively outreach to the community to highlight vaccination. This would help prevent it from spreading from MSM to wider community. Is it asking too much of MOH, I wonder

 

Cannot,  already spent so much for covid vaccination + booster,  if this vaccine also free,  then knowing sporean style, everyone will chiong for it and our GST hike will not be 2%....scary part is all the 6 cases so far are all unlinked. 

 

Phuket reported the first monkeypox from a Nigeria man and he went misisng after testing positive. I would expect from BKK given its vibrant gay lifestyle.

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https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2207323

Summary: 

Report is on 528 infections diagnosed between April 27 and June 24, 2022, at 43 sites in 16 countries. 

- 98% of the persons with infection were gay or bisexual men, 75% were White, and 41% had HIV.

- median age was 38 years.

- Transmission suspected through sexual activity in 95% of cases

- 95% presented with a rash (with 64% having <10 lesions)

- 73% had anogenital lesions

- 41% had mucosal lesions (with 54 having a single genital lesion).

- Common systemic features preceding the rash included fever (62%), lethargy (41%), myalgia (31%), and headache (27%); lymphadenopathy was also common (reported in 56%).


- Concomitant sexually transmitted infections were reported in 109 of 377 persons (29%) who were tested.


- Among the 23 persons with a clear exposure history, the median incubation period was 7 days (range, 3 to 20). 


- 70 (13%) were hospitalized; the reasons for hospitalization were pain management, mostly for severe anorectal pain (21 persons); soft-tissue superinfection (18); pharyngitis limiting oral intake (5); eye lesions (2); acute kidney injury (2); myocarditis (2); and infection-control purposes (13).

 

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Is gym and steam room still safe to go?

 

When Covid hits, I only do outdoor activities such as running and swimming.

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If suay suay we got community spread, the christian and muslim xtremists sure happy, give them the ammunition to put double pressure on the gahmen - see, the gays are spreading disease, DUN ever think of repealing! :(

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On 7/24/2022 at 1:32 PM, Guest Whywhy said:

Is gym and steam room still safe to go?

 

When Covid hits, I only do outdoor activities such as running and swimming.

Gym is safe,  just wipe the equipment before use, steam ok but maybe dont sit,  i would say massage pose a bigger risk in comparison. 

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On 7/24/2022 at 4:31 PM, lonelyglobe said:

Gym is safe,  just wipe the equipment before use, steam ok but maybe dont sit,  i would say massage pose a bigger risk in comparison. 

Not if an idiot masturbated and spewed forth his sperm in the steam room seat, and Ann unsuspecting user's hands touched it, then wiped the sweat off his face.

 

And it's no joke, getting it.  Just read this:

'Severe' pain: A New Yorker's experience of monkeypox

https://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/severe-pain-a-new-yorkers-experience-of-monkeypox

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On 7/24/2022 at 4:31 PM, lonelyglobe said:

Gym is safe,  just wipe the equipment before use, steam ok but maybe dont sit,  i would say massage pose a bigger risk in comparison. 

 

If it can spread through respiratory droplets then steam room is not safe either as the air is circulating in a confined room right?

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On 7/24/2022 at 8:07 PM, Guest Whywhy said:

 

If it can spread through respiratory droplets then steam room is not safe either as the air is circulating in a confined room right?

Maybe go in when no one around, the best dont go and one more reason to wear mask in gym. 

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On 7/24/2022 at 8:07 PM, Guest Whywhy said:

 

If it can spread through respiratory droplets then steam room is not safe either as the air is circulating in a confined room right?

 

the spread in a steam room environment unlikely through respiratory droplets, but prolonged contact.

 

just keep tp yourself while in the steam room. 

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You missed this so far: 

 

I copied the quite a bit inappropriate parts/language here first:

 

Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang, vice-dean of global health at the National University of Singapore's Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health:

 

"Contact tracing has been challenging not just in Singapore but also elsewhere partly because of the discrimination faced by this group of people - they are less likely to seek help or healthcare earlier, or to name their sexual partners even when they are known," said Prof Hsu, adding that measures such as mask-wearing and physical distancing would not help prevent the spread of the disease."

 

=> If the societal views on homosexuality had been better and widely accepted here, maybe we hadn't this issue at all!

 

 

Please refer also to the means of infection described in the article!

 

Here the full article:

 

Monkeypox declared global emergency: Large-scale restrictions in S'pore unnecessary, say experts

 

Published 24 Jul 2022

 

SINGAPORE - Experts here have said there is currently no need for any widespread or major health restrictions to stem the spread of monkeypox.

This comes after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared monkeypox a global health emergency on Saturday (July 23).

Over 16,000 cases have been detected in more than 75 countries, up from about 3,000 in end-June.

 

 

Six cases have been reported in Singapore as of Sunday (July 24), all of which are men.

Following the WHO's announcement, there was speculation online about whether Singapore may see the return of large-scale restrictions seen during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

 

On Sunday, Dr Khoo Yoong Khean, scientific officer at the Centre for Outbreak Preparedness in Duke-NUS Medical School, told The Straits Times that monkeypox is a "very different" disease from Covid-19.

 

 

He pointed out that unlike Covid-19, which could be transmitted through droplets in the air, monkeypox is primarily transmitted through close, prolonged contact with an infected person.

 

"Therefore, there will unlikely be lockdowns or large-scale social or movement restrictions for now," he said.

Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang, vice-dean of global health at the National University of Singapore's Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, agreed.

"I think the reason to have restrictive measures will be to control or slow down the spread of a contagious disease. However, such measures must be effective, and must do less harm than the disease... I can think of no really good restrictive measure that will effectively block the spread of monkeypox in Singapore," he said.

 

 

Prof Hsu also highlighted that the vast majority of monkeypox cases thus far have been "among networks of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men" - a fact that WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Saturday.

"Transmission through close skin-to-skin contact has largely been attributed to the clustering of social and sexual networks in this population.

"Contact tracing has been challenging not just in Singapore but also elsewhere partly because of the discrimination faced by this group of people - they are less likely to seek help or healthcare earlier, or to name their sexual partners even when they are known," said Prof Hsu, adding that measures such as mask-wearing and physical distancing would not help prevent the spread of the disease.

 

Instead, he said, there is a need for better surveillance and better education so that people can seek medical attention more quickly, take necessary precautions and refrain from high-risk activities.

 

Dr Khoo said that for now, targeted measures such as early testing, isolation of people when infectious, and contact tracing among high-risk populations and close contacts will be the main measures to stop the spread.

 

Those with a travel history from countries with high numbers of cases should also be encouraged to monitor themselves for any symptoms.

 

 

Dr Rayner Tan, visiting research fellow at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, said members of the public can protect themselves by limiting close contact with those who are symptomatic, and exercising caution in settings that are conducive for skin-to-skin or close face-to-face contact, such as venues with sex on premises or large gatherings like dance parties.

 

He added that those experiencing symptoms of monkeypox, including fever, lesions and blisters, enlarged lymph nodes and exhaustion, should seek immediate medical help.

 

Dr Tan, who is also vice-president of the Society of Behavioural Health, Singapore, said: "It is important to note that anyone may be susceptible to monkeypox, and there have now been early reports of infections among children elsewhere. Stigmatising its transmission will undermine public health efforts to limit the further spread."

Dr Khoo added: "It is (important) to ensure the communication is managed accurately so as to avoid any potential stigma and create trust between authorities, the public and the affected population. This is critical to stopping the spread."

 

 

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https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/large-scale-restrictions-here-unnecessary-despite-who-declaring-monkeypox-global-emergency-experts

 

 

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Imagine the huge ugly poxes on your face, causing perm dsfigurement. There was a news article on this angmor guy who has HIV and monkeypox, and the pox on his nose is so big ad black!

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https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/7th-and-8th-cases-of-monkeypox-confirmed-in-singapore

 

It would be an understatement to say each case generates 3 to 4 close contacts as we know contact tracing is extremely difficult for monkeypox. Can only see the treatment part but prevention part is totally ignored. 

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On 7/25/2022 at 7:06 AM, mith said:

 

just keep tp yourself while in the steam room. 

 

We all know what goes on in the steamroom and sauna, so how realistic is it that guys will keep to themselves?

 

No one can see who has rashes in the dark. The monkeypox virus survives on surfaces too, so all that random touching and shared surfaces is just a full recipe for a full-on outbreak.

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Maybe sauna operator for now have to install lights at maze and steam room to allow people to have a good look if u have any rashes on yr private area or not.Will it works  in order to support prevention of monkeypox

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On 7/25/2022 at 11:32 AM, Guest Guest said:

Maybe sauna operator for now have to install lights at maze and steam room to allow people to have a good look if u have any rashes on yr private area or not.Will it works  in order to support prevention of monkeypox


or people could use some self control? 

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Not related to Singapore but Monkeypox related:

 

A Nigerian man who went on the run after becoming Thailand's first monkeypox case was found in Phnom Penh on Saturday (Jul 23) and taken to hospital, the Cambodian Health Ministry said.

 

The 27-year-old tourist - who had overstayed his visa in Thailand - was diagnosed with monkeypox in the resort city of Phuket on Monday, a Thai health official said. After learning of his diagnosis, he fled his Phuket accommodation, turned off his phone and failed to respond to police or health workers' messages.

During his stay in Phuket, the man had visited two entertainment venues, and 142 people are now being screened for the virus, a health official said, adding that the man also had unprotected sex with a woman.

 

So irresponsible. 

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Back to Singapore...

 

 

2 new monkeypox cases

46-year-old Estonian man entered Singapore from London on 21 July, rashes in the groin area as well as a fever and a swelling of the lymph nodes.

 

 

 

26-year-old Singaporean, developed genital rashes as well as on other parts of his body, and sought medical care on 24 Jul. He also tested positive for monkeypox the same day and was admitted to NCID.

 

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Have a x ray machine at door similar like airport to scan all body.But need to employ professional worker to do the job .

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here the full report.

 

We should post it into here:

 

Singapore reports 7th and 8th cases of monkeypox

 

Published 25 July 2022

 

SINGAPORE - Two more cases of monkeypox were reported on Sunday (July 24), with one a 46-year-old man from Estonia and the other a 26-year-old Singaporean man.

 

This brings the total number of cases detected here to eight, comprising four local and four imported cases. None have been linked to one another.

 

In updates on monkeypox on its website, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said the Estonian man came to Singapore from London on July 21. He tested positive for monkeypox on Sunday, after he developed rashes in the groin area and had fever and swollen lymph nodes.

 

The Singaporean man developed rashes in the groin area as well as other parts of his body and also tested positive on Sunday. Both of them were taken to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases and are in stable condition.

In a statement to The Straits Times on whether it will change domestic or border restrictions following the declaration of monkeypox as a global health emergency last week, MOH said Singapore already has the majority of monkeypox measures recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in place.

 

It added that most of the temporary recommendations issued by the WHO have already been in place since May, including protocols for isolating confirmed cases and quarantining close contacts for 21 days from the date of exposure. Lower-risk contacts are also put on phone surveillance for the same length of time, the maximum incubation period for the virus.

 
 

MOH said the healthcare system has the expertise and capability to effectively test, diagnose and treat monkeypox infections.

 

It said it has been engaging those who are more at risk through healthcare and community partners.

The ministry also encouraged travellers who have just returned from areas affected by monkeypox to seek medical treatment immediately if they develop symptoms like fever, swollen lymph nodes and rash within three weeks of their trip.

 
 
Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Monday said in a Facebook post that WHO's risk assessment for monkeypox remains at moderate. It declared the emergency as monkeypox met the criteria of being an extraordinary event and required international coordination.
 

He said each case so far typically generates three to four close contacts who require quarantine - unlike Covid-19, which may generate up to 20 quarantine orders.

 

"As of now, given the self-limiting nature of the disease, MOH does not recommend the mass vaccination of the whole population against monkeypox, because the benefits do not outweigh the risk."

 

More than 14,000 monkeypox cases have been reported in over 70 countries and territories worldwide since May.

 

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared monkeypox a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, just like...

Posted by Ong Ye Kung on Sunday, July 24, 2022
 
 

Declaring monkeypox a global health emergency is the strongest call to action that the WHO can make, and Covid-19 was given the same label by the agency in 2020.

 

WHO has recommended that countries adopt a suite of measures, including contact tracing. It has also suggested targeted immunisation for those at high risk of exposure.

 

The disease is typically found in central and western Africa, but has particularly affected Europe in recent months. It usually manifests in rash, fever, muscle aches, chills and swollen lymph nodes. For most people, it is a mild infection that resolves itself within three weeks, although it is more of a concern among vulnerable people with weakened immune systems or women who are pregnant.

 

 

 

Hm, probably there are no stocks here and and nothing was ordered in time and the MOH recommendation on the vaccine

... 🤔
 
 
 
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