One theory doing the rounds is that Russia introduced MP into the Uk(and other countries I assume) . Far fetched?
There are some documents going around that monkeypox was used in a test pandemic simulation.
It seems 1. coincidental that now monkeypox as appeared, and 2. its not following the same pattern as it normally would.
For a virus that typically isn’t hugely transmissible, it is indeed bizarre that it’s popped up in so many different countries. Let’s hope it hasn’t mutated beyond the strain we think it is. My parents generation were among the last with immunity, so it seems we don’t have herd immunity.