A Chinese health expert has warned people in the country not to have direct skin contact with foreigners following China’s first report of the case. Photo: AP
A Chinese health expert has warned people in the country not to have direct skin contact with foreigners following China’s first report of the case. Photo: AP
Monkeypox

Online backlash over Chinese expert’s monkeypox prevention warning

  • Top epidemiologist suggests avoiding direct skin contact with foreigners or overseas returnees after China reports its first case
  • Internet users ridicule the advice, describing it as vague and inappropriate

A Chinese health expert has warned people in the country not to have direct skin contact with foreigners following China’s first report of the case. Photo: AP
A Chinese health expert has warned people in the country not to have direct skin contact with foreigners following China’s first report of the case. Photo: AP
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