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Most of you will have heard that monkeypox is transmissable to rodents.

If you are diagnosed with monkeypox, or think you may have it, it's very important that you and your other family members stop any direct contact with your pet rats or other rodents. If you do need to handle them, use disposable gloves and hand sanitiser. Do not let them sit on your shoulder etc.

The following contains useful information about symptoms in animals. Please note, this infection can be quite nasty for rodents.

https://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/FastFacts ... ypox_F.pdf
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Thank you Ann this is really helpful I’ve shared it online too.
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Thankyou. Please feel free to share.
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Thank you Ann, I've also shared via Sarah's posts to hopefully reach even more people!
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FYI

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-61608384

Just to point out its not just rodents but dogs and cats as well. This disease has not gone away.
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Thanks for sharing Ann.

I got some pretty bad bug bites last week and I wasn't sure what they were at first so I called 111 and got some advice just to make sure. I'm glad I was cautious tbh because I can't imagine how I'll it would make such little creatures.
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Thanks ann, interesting but scary !
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If anyone wants more info on Monkeypox, This Podcast Will Kill You have just done a really informative episode about it. You can listen to it here:

https://thispodcastwillkillyou.com/2022 ... -go-again/
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