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How to protect yourself against monkeypox?

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The WHO has labelled the monkeypox outbreak an international health emergency, although the public is unfamiliar with it.

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Scientists have worried about a monkeypox epidemic for over a decade.

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Here's all you need to know about monkeypox, how to protect yourself, and how to treat it.

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Monkeypox is most closely related to smallpox, which was eradicated in 1980 thanks to global immunisation efforts.

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Before 2022, nearly all monkeypox cases outside of Africa – where rodents and non-human primates may spread the virus – were fatal.

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A rash resembling pimples and pus-filled blisters may also be present.Face, feet, hands, genitals, and mouth are all possible sites.

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West African monkeypox isn't fatal.CDC says over 98% of patients will survive.

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Pregnant carriers who are about to give birth are encouraged to have C-sections.

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The U.S. utilises two smallpox vaccines to fight monkeypox because prior research suggests they are 85% effective.

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