“Relaxed COVID restrictions around the world have sparked an increase in travel. After two years of pent-up feelings of isolation and wanderlust, many jumped at the chance to book that dream holiday or bucket list trip. Little did queer men know or expect another outbreak, this time from a disease that seems to be overwhelmingly prevalent in the MSM community – monkeypox!
Monkeypox is a rare viral disease that occurs primarily in tropical rainforest areas of central and west Africa, but it is increasingly showing up in major metropolitan cities in the U.S. and abroad. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York, California, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, and Washington, DC are the top six states with monkeypox cases with a combined total of more than 1,300 monkeypox cases…”