“Among U.S. monkeypox cases with available data, 99% occurred in men, 94% of whom reported recent male-to-male sexual or close intimate contact”CDC official Website
“That’s the population we have been most focused on in terms of vaccination,” said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director for the CDC.
“We’re trying to contain this disease in the people who have it right now. This is a moment, an opportunity for us to do so because it is in a relatively close knit community right now. If this gets out of that community, people have totally lost the capacity to contain this,”Dr. Ward Carpenter, co-director of health services at the Los Angeles LGBT Center