Category: Health

Does Monkeypox live on surfaces?

Monkeypox virus belongs to smallpox family of surfaces and according to CDC, the pox viruses can survive in dark, cold and humid environments in linens, clothing, wood and any other environmental surfaces. One study...

How Monkeypox gets transmitted in Humans?

Monkeypox virus gets transmitted through direct contact with infectious rash,scabs or body fluids from infectious person (or) when a person touches the fluids from lesions/rashes of the infected person (or) respiratory secretions during face...

What is Monkeypox? | Explained

Monkeypox disease is caused by Monkeypox virus and it belongs of family of viruses same as smallpox. It’s a double-stranded DNA virus belonging to the Orthopox genus in the family Poxviridae. It’s more similar...

Monkeypox cases Worldwide & Regionwise

WHO has a dashboard which gets updated with MonkeyPox cases with region wise stats and as of July21st, 2022 the cases have already crossed 11000 with most of the cases coming from European region...

Monkeypox Vaccine | Prevention of Monkeypox

There are vaccines that can prevent you from getting MonkeyPox. If you have already got a vaccine called “JYNNEOS” for smallpox then it might prevent you from getting infected with MonkeyPox virues. It’s also...

Causes of Monkeypox

MonkeyPox is caused by virus called MonkeyPox virus and it’s very similar to smallpox as it comes from the same family of viruses though it’s infectious, it’s not as fatal as COVID-19. But there...