Posted BY: Andrea Widburg
And of course, its very format implies respectability.
The fact that it referred to non-binary individuals was a bit concerning, but the casual reader would assume that the article focused on biological women, no matter what they claimed to be. After all, we’ve long known that diseases affect men and women differently, including the fact that men and women perceive the onset of a heart attack in very different ways. That makes sense, given that men and women have different organs, bone structures, and hormones.
The devil, as always, is in the details. It turns out that almost half of the “women” involved in this study about monkeypox in women…were men:
This is a bizarre study.— Maya Forstater (@MForstater) December 26, 2022
It concludes "The clinical features of monkeypox in women and non-binary individuals were similar to those described in men"
47% of the women were male.
It is hardly surprising they had clinical feature similar to men.