“One of the key lessons I think we should have learned from COVID is that it’s not easy to self-isolate for a lengthy period of time.”
The federal government needs to step in with emergency support for people infected with monkeypox, says a coalition of community-based health advocacy groups.
In a letter to Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos sent June 6, the Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) — along with 47 other advocacy organizations — called for financial and housing support for confirmed and suspected victims of monkeypox, who are required to self-isolate until skin symptoms heal. That process can take four weeks or longer.
This article was written by Steve McKinley and originally posted on The Star. Please click HERE to read the full article.