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NEW YORK Whines to World Health Org., Insists the word ‘Monkeypox’ Is Discriminatory

Labels are really vital that you the left. Labels they love, like white privilege, systemic racism, glass ceiling, and fair share. However, you can find labels they disdain, like socialist, gun-grabber, wealth redistribution, recession (when their guy is in charge of it), and today, monkeypox.

Show of hands: Who didnt see that coming?If youre the type of who didnt, lets catch you up.

As my colleague Alex Parker reported in mid-June, the planet Health Organization announced it had been likely to rename monkeypox because of the discriminatory and stigmatizing nature of the herpes virus itself. The prevailing perception, lamented the WHO, is that [the monkeypox virus] is endemic in people in a few African countries. It really is. But lets let that go, for a little.

Two cases of monkeypox have already been reported in the usa. And there is a small outbreak in England, Portugal, and Spain.

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NPR (@NPR) May 18, 2022

It gets worse. Via Fox News:

The prevailing perception in the international media and scientific literature is that MPXV is endemic to people in a few African countries.

However, it really is more developed that almost all MPXV outbreaks in Africa before the 2022 outbreak, have already been the consequence of spillover from animals to humans, and only rarely have there been reports of sustained human-to-human transmissions.

Based on the CDC, scientists first found monkeypox during two outbreaks of a pox-like disease in monkeys at a study facility in Denmark in 1958. The initial human case was within the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1970.

Human-to-human transmission of the herpes virus occurs primarily through direct connection with infected people or surfaces which are contaminated.

Furthermore, as reported by CNBC on Wednesday, the WHO recommends that gay and bisexual men limit sexual partners to lessen the spread of monkeypox. In accordance with CNBC, the WHOs monkeypox expert, Rosamund Lewis, said men who’ve sex with men will be the group at the best threat of infection.About 99 percent of the cases are among men, and at the very least 95 percent are men who’ve sex with other men.

Anyway, a funny thing happened on the path to the name change; it never happened.

Throughout a briefing on Wednesday, WHO officials addressed questions concerning the name change and implied that it might be a long road ahead for just about any such change.

The briefing came only a day after NEW YORK on Tuesday asked the WHO to rename the herpes virus in order to avoid stigmatizing patients who might then postpone on seeking care. According to YEN News, NYC has seen more cases of the condition that your WHO declared a global health emergency, last Saturday than any city in the usa, with 1,092 infections detected up to now.

Breaking: The @WHO has declared monkeypox a worldwide health emergency following an increase in worldwide cases.

BERNAMA (@bernamadotcom) July 23, 2022

NEW YORK public health commissioner Ashwin Vasan in a letter to WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus seemed more worried about the devastating and stigmatizing name of the monkeypox virus than with the potential pandemic using communities itself:

We’ve an evergrowing concern for the potentially devastating and stigmatizing effects that the messaging round the monkeypox virus might have on already vulnerable communities.

Vasan referenced the painful and racist history within which terminology like (monkeypox) is rooted for communities of color.

Continuing to utilize the word monkeypox to spell it out the existing outbreak may reignite these traumatic feelings of racism and stigma particularly for Black people along with other folks of color, along with members of the LGBTQIA+ communities, in fact it is possible they may avoid participating in vital healthcare services due to it.

All sorts of ridiculous. WHEN I said, earlier, the left is a lot more worried about the perceived image of the herpes virus, which, incidentally, is apparently correct (the herpes virus name aside, for arguments sake), predicated on available data, than with the virus itself.

Underneath line:

The left politicized the everloving crap out of COVID-19, histrionically hyping it from the outset to the stage of no return, meaning you can find people most devastatingly, children who’ll suffer from the consequences of draconian lockdowns and ridiculous mask mandates for a long time, or even decades, ahead.

Then along comes monkeypox.

As the virus has been around the news for quite a while, the leftwing media has seemingly gone out of its means of avoiding honest bottom-line reporting on those most vunerable to its symptoms or to fully report on which the impact those symptoms may have on those that contract the herpes virus.

And today we’ve those more concerned about the name of monkeypox than monkeypox itself. The perfect solution is? Simple. Change the name. Ensure it is sound less discriminatory. Less stigmatizing. Less labeling.

How liberal. How ironic from the party of labels.

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