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News - July 29, 2022

Stanford data shows spread of monkeypox

Virus has been detected in local wastewater

by Sue Dremann

Evidence of the monkeypox virus has shown up in Bay Area wastewater since mid-June, indicating the presence of infection, according to data from Stanford University's Sewer Coronavirus Alert Network (SCAN).

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Posted by Balance
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jul 26, 2022 at 10:36 am

Balance is a registered user.

It would be helpful to understand whether a person vaccinated for monkeypox can spread monkeypox to unvaccinated people.
We're pretty clear on the common transmission methods but self regulation is a big ask so arming people with frank, accurate information would be helpful.

Posted by Fr0hickey
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jul 26, 2022 at 12:45 pm

Fr0hickey is a registered user.

Depends on whether the monkeypox vaccine was designed using the old definition or the new definition of vaccine.

Posted by eileen
a resident of College Terrace
on Jul 26, 2022 at 2:32 pm

eileen is a registered user.

Are Children at risk for catching Monkeypox? They are always putting hands in mouth after touching things! Should we wear rubber gloves now?

Posted by toransu
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 26, 2022 at 11:55 pm

toransu is a registered user.

@Fr0hickey Sweetie, there's only one definition of vaccine, and it certainly wasn't defined by your good friends at Facebook University. Surprisingly enough, real researchers don't consider conspiracy theories and wild guessing to be legitimate evidence! Who would have thought you'd have to have actual, reproducible data to draw a legitimate conclusion?

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