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CDC Recommends Limiting Sex Partners to Avoid Monkeypox

In an effort to fight monkeypox, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines on Friday, recommending people limit their sexual partners.

The agency excluded any specific direction toward same-sex partners despite nearly 98% of cases occurring in homosexual men, according to CDC data from last month.

“Spaces like back rooms, saunas, sex clubs, or private and public sex parties, where intimate, often anonymous sexual contact with multiple partners occurs — are more likely to spread monkeypox,” the agency wrote.

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