Monkeypox is a zoonosis, an infectious disease that has spread from animals to humans. It is transmitted by direct or indirect contact with live or dead rodents or primates. Initial symptoms are usually a period of fever, headache and myalgia, a skin rash may appear between 1 and 5 days later. On 23 July 2022, the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of monkeypox a public health emergency.

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Creation date: 25.08.2022, 09:54
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