monkeypox because “it’s not a threat to most of the population,” according to far-right Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene.Greene made the remark at a recent conservative conference, the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit in Tampa, Fla.

The Georgia representative is well known for her anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric and embrace of conspiracy theories.She has already spread much false information about monkeypox, or MPV.

Its current outbreak has primarily affected men who have sex with men, but anyone is vulnerable. She recently tweeted, “If Monkeypox is a sexually transmitted disease, why are kids getting it?”MPV is not a sexually transmitted infection, although it can be transmitted during the close physical contact that comes with sex.