Monkeypox is an infectious disease caused by the monkeypox virus that can occur in certain animals including humans. Symptoms begin with fever, headache, muscle pains, swollen lymph nodes, and... Wikipedia

  • Specialty:  Infectious disease
  • Symptoms:  Fever, headache, muscle pains, blistering rash, swollen lymph nodes
  • Usual onset:  5-21 days post exposure
  • Duration:  2 to 5 weeks
  • Causes:  Monkeypox virus
  • Diagnostic method:  Testing for viral DNA
  • Differential diagnosis:  Chickenpox, smallpox
  • Prevention:  Smallpox vaccine
  • Medication:  Cidofovir
  • Frequency:  Rare
  • Deaths:  Up to 10%
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo