Pride Goeth Before A Fall (Full Of Monkeypox)
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Earlier: The Monkeypox Frontlash: "As Monkeypox Cases Grow, So Do Fears Of A Return Of Gay Blame And Stigma"

From the New York Times news section:

The U.S. May Be Losing the Fight Against Monkeypox, Scientists Say

Longstanding weaknesses in the public health system are giving the virus a chance to become entrenched.

By Apoorva Mandavilli
July 8, 2022, 2:08 p.m. ET

… In San Francisco, B, a 43-year-old medical writer who asked that his name be withheld for privacy reasons, found himself shivering uncontrollably with a high fever on June 14, eight days after he had multiple sexual encounters at a bathhouse in Chicago.

When a blister appeared on B’s wrist on Friday afternoon, he suspected monkeypox. But his health care provider said the city’s health department would not be able to pick up his sample till Tuesday, June 21, after the Juneteenth holiday.

We can shut down the schools for a year or two, but we couldn’t possibly cancel Pride Month and its attendant orgies. Pride Month orgies are too sacred. On the other hand, we can’t get anybody to do any monkeypox work until after Juneteenth.

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