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A monthly online support group for anyone who identifies as LGBTQIA+.

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Author: River Solace

Monkeypox and what you need to know

It has now been several months since the first outbreak of Monkeypox took place in mainland Europe. Since then it has spread all over the world but we are seeing higher rates in the UK, where London is a hot spot, in the US where the numbers of people infected may be under reported and in mainland Europe. As of July 2022, several thousand cases have been detected worldwide.

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Author: Ian Howley

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