What is monkeypox? Signs and symptoms of the virus

What is monkeypox? Signs and symptoms of the virus
 

Three cases of monkeypox have now been confirmed in England, as a healthcare worker from Blackpool was reported to have contracted the disease.
It’s an extremely rare disease, and is zoonotic, so is normally seen in animals.
It can, however, be transferred to humans, as we’ve seen from the recent news.
Find out everything you need to know about the disease here.
Monkeypox is a orthopoxvirus.
Although it’s not a descendent or ancestor of smallpox, it has similar symptoms (although they’re milder and there’s a lower death rate).
It’s most commonly seen in monkeys and rodents, but has been... read more

 
26 September 2018 in Hot News, Views: 47
Source: Metro
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