What do we know about monkeypox?
Cases of this infectious disease are on the rise
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Monkeypox is a rare and infectious disease endemic to Africa. However, cases of human monkeypox have recently been recorded in the United Kingdom and the United States. The virus has also spread to Canada and Australia. Europe, too, has recorded outbreaks in Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, Germany, and counting. It's an alarming development that has left health officials baffled and concerned. But what exactly is monkeypox, how is it transmitted, and is there a vaccine available?
Click through and find out what we know about monkeypox.