Monkeypox 
Virus

Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus. It causes flu-like symptoms and a rash. It is a member of the orthopoxvirus family

Monkeypox 
Virus History

According to the WHO, experimental monkeys at the Statens Serum Institute in Copenhagen, contracted a disease that resembled pox in 1958, leading to the discovery of monkeypox.

Monkeypox epidemic in 2022

In May 2022, it was determined that monkeypox, a viral disease, was still on the rise. The first cluster of instances was discovered in the United Kingdom.

Symptoms

Fever.
Chills.
Headache.
Muscle aches.
Fatigue.
Swollen Lymphnodes
These are some common symptoms that a patient will experience.

Monkeypox virus spread

When you come into contact with an infected animal or person, you could develop monkeypox. Animals can transmit diseases to people by biting or scratching people.

Treatments

Many patients recover without the need for specialized care, there are no medications licensed especially to treat monkeypox. In severe situations, patients can be given antiviral drugs.