In France, a dog has been infected with monkeypox. It is the first known case worldwide. Read more here:
In France, two men living in the same household contracted monkeypox in June. As is now known, the dog of the two also contracted the virus twelve days later.
As HEIDELBERG24 reports, the dog infected with monkeypox shows typical symptoms.
The experts now want to initiate the discussion as to whether pets should be isolated if their owners have contracted the disease. It is unclear whether cats can also become ill. (jol)