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Review Papers | Pharmaceutical Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018
A Brief Review on Monkey Pox Illness
Sukanya K | Swami.P 
Abstract: Monkey pox is a viral infectious illness originated by monkey pox virus. It is identical to smallpox which belongs to the genus orthodox virus. It was first detected in monkeys in 1958. It initiates with fever, headache, muscle ache. The main dissimilarity between monkey pox and small pox is that monkey pox produces lymadenopathy while small pox doesnt. Its transmission occurs both from animal to human and from human to human. Communication occurs predominantly via respiratory droplet molecules typically involving extended face-to-face touch. Averting monkey pox augmentation through restrictions on animal trade and also polluted animals might be segregated from other animals and set into immediate quarantine. Currently, there is no validate, secure treatment for monkey pox.
Keywords: monkey pox, transmission, prevention
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018,
Pages: 1480 - 1483