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What are the tests for monkeypox virus infections?

Several. One can isolate the virus from the lesions, or antibodies can be measured in your blood. There is also a pcr available. Read more...
Several. One can isolate the virus from the lesions, or antibodies can be measured in your blood. There is also a pcr available. Read more...

What are the symptoms of monkeypox virus infection?

Similar to Smallpox. Caused by an orthopoxvirus, monkey pox ia a rare disease mostly in central and west africa. Transmitted by the bite of an infected animal or by person-to-person spread, it is less contagious than small pox. The symptoms are fever, headache, backache, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, and exhaustion. A rash follows one to three days later. Read more...

Docs, could a human fight the monkeypox virus without a vaccine?

Monkeypox. While there is no direct treatment for this virus, one can survive with symptomatic care, meaning proper diet, rest and fluids. Read more...