Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets. Photo: AP
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets. Photo: AP
Monkeypox

WHO urges caution after dog catches monkeypox

  • The health agency called on patients to avoid exposing animals to the virus, after the first case of human-to-dog transmission was reported in Paris
  • Pets are not a risk, the WHO says, but there is concern about spreading the disease to rodents and other animals outside the household

Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets. Photo: AP
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets. Photo: AP
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