6 Facts You Need to Know About the Emerging Monkeypox
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AUGUST 4, 2022
As of July 29, 2022, approximately 70 countries where monkeypox is not endemic had reported outbreaks of the viral disease, with confirmed cases exceeding 20,800, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the outbreak a global health emergency. Here are the six facts you need to know about monkeypox: What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is an uncommon disease caused by a monkeypox virus infection. Monkeypox virus is a member of the Orthopoxvirus genus in the Poxviridae family.