10 things you should know about Monkeypox

It was in 2018 that the Monkeypox virus was first detected in England.

Headache, fever, backache, muscle ache, chills, swollen lymph nodes, and tiredness are the initial symptoms.

The rash of monkeypox can start on the face and extend to other parts of the body.

Contact with infected animals such as rats, monkeys, and squirrels can spread the virus.

Virus-infected materials, such as clothing and bedding, can also spread it.

The monkeypox virus was first discovered in a captive monkey.

The greatest known outbreak of monkeypox occurred in Nigeria in 2017.

The virus was suspected in 172 people.

Males between 21 to 40 years old made up 75% of the victims.

Monkeypox vaccination has been shown to be 85% effective against smallpox.

10 things you should know about Monkeypox