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Disease Monkeypox

Name Monkeypox
Synonym Monkey Pox
Definition 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 usually transmitted to humans through BITES or via contact with an animal's BLOOD. Interhuman transmission is relatively low (significantly less than smallpox).
Categories Animal disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D045908
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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references DNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Poxviridae Infections Monkeypox
2. DiseasesAnimal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Primate Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Monkeypox
3. DiseasesAnimal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rodent Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Monkeypox

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