Aug 17, 2022

First human to dog monkeypox case prompts WHO advice to pet owners

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The World Health Organization has called for people infected with monkeypox to avoid exposing animals to the virus after the first reported case of human-to-dog transmission.

The case, involving two men and their Italian greyhound living together in Paris, was reported last week in the medical journal the Lancet.

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