what is monkeypox
Monkeypox is an illness caused by the monkeypox virus. It is a zoonotic infection, which means it can spread from animals to humans. Also, it can be spread from person to person.
> Muscle aches and backache
> Swollen lymph nodes
> Usually appears on the face, inside the mouth, and on other parts of the body, such as the hands, feet, chest, genitals, or anus.
Recover from monkeypox
The majority of people who contract monkeypox will recover on their own. In spite of this, 5% of monkeypox patients die.
1. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer or often wash your hands with soap and water.
2. In Central and West Africa, stay away from contact with creatures that can spread monkeypox infection, generally rodents and primates
3. If someone has a rash that looks like monkeypox, avoid close contact with them
4. Do not touch a monkeypox victim's bedding, towels, or clothing
There are no treatments specifically for monkeypox virus infections
A monkeypox virus infection can be treated and prevented with antiviral drugs and vaccines developed to protect against smallpox.