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About Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a rare disease that is caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Most cases resolve on their own, though they can be serious. The illness often begins with flu-like symptoms before the emergence of a rash and may last for 2 to 4 weeks. While it’s good to stay alert about any emerging public health outbreaks, the current risk of getting monkeypox in the general public is very low.