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‘Now they would get upset if Black people called it gerbilpox’

At a virtual conference on Optimal Black Health Care during COVID, held on Saturday May 28, by the Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People (CEMOTAP), the scientist Dr. Velva Boles, M.D., Ph.D. expressed her disgust with the fact that the media continues to show pictures of African children covered with pustules in their discussion of so-called monkeypox even though, she says, “the monkey… has little or nothing to do with the disease.”