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How does monkeypox spread? What scientists know

How does monkeypox spread? What scientists know

Monkeypox virus particles (red) infect a cell (blue), as shown in this coloured image from a transmission electron microscope.Credit: NIAID/NIH/SPL As global monkeypox cases continue to soar, researchers are learning more about how the disease is spreading. Early predictions that the virus transmits primarily through repeated skin-to-skin contact between people have largely borne out, according …

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Global spread of powdery mildew through migration and trade

The worldwide distribution of one of the most important cereal pathogens is the result of human activity. Researchers at the University of Zurich have traced the history and spread of wheat powdery mildew along wheat trade routes and found that mixing of genetic ancestries of related powdery mildew species played a central role in the …

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Monkeypox can spread from close physical contact regardless of sexual orientation, race, say experts

Monkeypox can spread from close physical contact regardless of sexual orientation, race, say experts

PTI New Delhi, July 31 Monkeypox can spread from close physical contact regardless of sexual orientation or race and scapegoating or demonising the entire LGBTQ community as ‘spreaders’ will be a repeat of the mistake made during the AIDS epidemic, healthcare professionals and activists have said. The monkeypox outbreak has raised widespread fear for the …

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Special issue supports a national program to improve access to PrEP for preventing the spread of HIV

Special issue supports a national program to improve access to PrEP for preventing the spread of HIV

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have contributed to a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, including studies and commentary that support a national program to improve access to PrEP, a medication that prevents the spread of HIV. The policy proposal for a national PrEP program was …

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