The Media Has Utterly Failed To Inform Americans About The Real Risk Of Monkeypox

Posted on AllSides September 2nd, 2022
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A new poll reveals that tens of millions of Americans have a fundamental misunderstanding of the risks associated with monkeypox and how it spreads.

Americans have a similar level of concern about monkeypox as they do COVID-19, according to the new poll from Innerbody Research shared with the Daily Caller, and are taking some similar actions to avoid transmission. But the virus is less contagious than COVID-19, less deadly, and has spread almost exclusively among gay and bisexual men.

The survey found that 39% of Americans believe monkeypox is “exclusively” an STD....

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