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A TikTok video which has also been shared on Facebook questions why children have contracted monkeypox if the spread of the virus occurs through sexual contact.
Monkeypox isn’t just spread by sexual contact, and the implication that it is the only way monkeypox spreads is incorrect.How monkeypox spreads
Our readers have asked us who is eligible to vote in the Conservative leadership contest.
Members who joined the party before 4 June, including foreign nationals, can vote. Anyone who joined after Boris Johnson announced his resignation on 7 July will not be eligible.Tory membership rules
Rumours that the government awarded a £70 billion contract for net zero services to a Cornish company with only two employees went viral this week on social media.
The company will run some procurement for some public organisations, with £70bn being the nominal ceiling on the value of these services, but the company itself won’t receive this.Procurement in Penzance
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