, the virus can infect mice and rabbits.
The first case of monkey pox was reported in 1970. In 2003, US health officials reported a case of the virus in the United States.
“Monkey pox virus has a low prevalence among humans; “Therefore, it can not be considered a serious threat to public health.”
According to Brown, monkey pox, which resembles human pox, was eradicated in many parts of the world many years ago, but in recent years, especially after the outbreak of the coronavirus, concerns have grown.
Symptoms of smallpox
Monkeypox virus transmission
The virus is spread mainly from person to person through exposure to respiratory droplets; Of course, the disease can also enter the body through the mucous membranes of the eyes, mouth and nose.
Treatment of monkey pox
No specific treatment is currently recommended for monkeypox, but research shows that smallpox vaccination can be about 85% effective in preventing it.
Therefore, smallpox vaccination given in childhood is likely to lead to a milder illness.