An international study shows that women are often infected with monkeypox through skin-to-skin contact. Since transmission of infection is associated with sexual contact, care can easily miss the infection.

3D illustration representing monkeypox virus.
3D illustration representing monkeypox virus.

"The risk is that women who develop local symptoms with blisters or ulcers and general feeling of being unwell go to the health center and that you miss that it is actually monkeypox. It …