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State to refer to monkeypox as MPX to avoid stigmatization of name

Original post made on Aug 25, 2022

State public health officials said Wednesday that they will avoid using the term monkeypox when possible going forward, referring to the virus instead as MPX.

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Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Aug 25, 2022 at 5:37 pm

Dan Waylonis is a registered user.

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean–neither more nor less.’

Posted by SRB
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Aug 25, 2022 at 5:57 pm

SRB is a registered user.

Search for MPX on google and here's the first result:

"The SIG MPX is a gas-operated submachine gun"


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