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monkeypox


A rare zoonotic (animal-borne) viral disease similar to smallpox. The virus responsible for monkeypox is, in fact, related to that responsible for smallpox. Both belong to the orthopox family of viruses. Vaccination against smallpox gives protection against monkeypox. Before the eradication of smallpox, vaccination was widely practiced and protecte [..]
Source: medicinenet.com

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monkeypox


A Viral Disease infecting PRIMATES and Rodents. Its clinical presentation in Humans is similar to Smallpox including Fever; Headache; Cough; and a painful Rash. It is caused by Monkeypox virus and is [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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monkeypox


A viral disease infecting PRIMATES and RODENTS. Its clinical presentation in humans is similar to SMALLPOX including FEVER; HEADACHE; COUGH; and a painful RASH. It is caused by MONKEYPOX VIRUS and is [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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monkeypox


a orthopoxvirus disease that resembles smallpox; transmitted by the bites or blood of certain animals (e.g., primates), with most cases occurring in Africa; smallpox vaccine also protects against monkeypox
Source: vhcprojectimmunereadiness.com

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monkeypox


contagious disease related to smallpox, for which there is no proven treatment.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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monkeypox


A viral disease, similar to but milder than smallpox, originally detected in monkeys.
Source: merckvetmanual.com


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