Monkeypox is not considered an STI but is spreading among sexual partners. Adding sexual health strategies to the public health response is helpful, but there is a danger of stigmatizing MPXV.
While the majority of monkeypox cases thus far have been recorded among men who have sex with men, everyone is still at risk of contracting the disease.
Queer dating apps are leading the way when it comes to being more open about sexual health and health in general.
Schools have not adequately educated students about the increased risks of virus transmission when it comes to being sexually intimate.
You can have this STI without knowing it, or have symptoms, it can affect men and women, and it can be treated with antibiotics. Left untreated, it may cause complications.
Doctors hear many of the same basic questions about sex from their patients.
Nearly everything known about Ebola virus persistence in the reproductive system has resulted from testing semen of West African Ebola virus disease survivors.
Why it's important South Africa doesn't ignore sexually transmitted infections.
As ophthalmologists, we’ve noticed an uptick in cases of vision problems caused by syphilis. Practising safe sex is important for our eye health too.
NSW has changed its laws imposing criminal penalties on someone with an STI who doesn’t take “reasonable precautions” to not infect their sexual partner.
Despite significant medical advances, rates of sexually transmitted infections are on the rise, including some old foes like syphilis.