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MonkeyPox Cases Detected Globally

Monkey pox is a rare disease, endemic to central and west Africa, It is caused by The Orthopoxvirus which includes cowpox virus,varilola virus and vaccnia… It is a double stranded DNA virus.

There has been a recent upsurge of cases, recorded globally, without a connection to central africa

 

We share information as it develops.


 Click the links below to get more information from :


1. CDC. Centre for disease Control

 

https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/about.html


2.WHO. world Health Organisation


https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/monkeypox

https://www.who.int/emergencies/disease-outbreak-news/item/2022-DON385

 


3. NICD South African NationalInfectious Diseases

https://www.nicd.ac.za/monkeypox-frequently-asked-questions/

https://www.nicd.ac.za/situation-update-monkeypox/