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Monkeypox Virus Infections: MedlinePlus [NEW TOPIC PAGE]

Monkeypox Virus Infections

Monkeypox is a rare viral disease. It occurs mostly in central and western Africa. Wild rodents and squirrels carry it, but it is called monkeypox because scientists saw it first in lab monkeys. In 2003, it was reported in prairie dogs and humans in the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Monkeypox Virus Infections: MedlinePlus

Photograph of a Vervet monkey

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