The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a memo containing advice on “safe sex” in the face of the spread of the virus. monkeypox. It tells “romantic partners” how to reduce the risk of infection.

According to memo Entitled “Safe Sex, Social Gatherings and Monkeypox” by the CDC, partners are urged to pay attention to “any rash or lesion on the body” which is one of the main symptoms of the monkeypox virus.

  • The medical agency warns “gay” couples: vaccines from the disease is not enough, and they may not be enough for everyone.

The CDC advised people to avoid “anonymous sexual encounters” and “private and public sex parties”, instead offering “non-personal virtual sex” and offered several “alternative” ways to satisfy sexual desire.

  • More than 6,000 monkeypox cases have been confirmed in the US since May, with the highest number among gay men.
  • On Thursday, the White House, following the example of the WHO, declared a public health emergency for monkeypox.

Symptoms of the disease:

  • fever, headache and muscle pain, swollen lymph nodes, chills, rash, ulcers and skin lesions.