Monkeypox: What is it and how do you catch it?
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Monkeypox is a rare disease that is caused by infection with monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus belongs to theOrthopoxvirusgenus in the familyPoxviridae. TheOrthopoxvirusgenus also includes variola virus (which causes smallpox), vaccinia virus (used in the smallpox vaccine), and cowpox virus..