According to the British “Daily Telegraph” on the 14th, a domestic pet dog in Paris, France, was infected with the monkeypox virus after sleeping in the same bed as its owner. This is the first known case of domestic cats and dogs infected with monkeypox virus from humans.
According to reports, the dog infected with monkeypox virus is the pet of a gay couple in Paris. The couple has maintained an “open sexual relationship”. Humans were subsequently infected with monkeypox virus.
The report mentioned that there was a period of time between when the two were infected with the monkeypox virus and when they developed severe symptoms, and they did not notice any abnormality in their bodies during the period. They sleep in bed, so preliminary analysis believes that the virus on the two people was transmitted to the dog in the process.
The report pointed out that this is the first case of domestic cats and dogs infected with monkeypox virus from humans. In a paper published in the medical journal The Lancet on August 10, some analysts believe that the possible transmission route is that the dog touches the monkeypox pustules on the human body with its tongue when licking its owner, and then licks its own body with its tongue. , and eventually brought the virus to himself.