Dr. Guy’s July 2022 Newsletter

What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus. The monkeypox virus usually affects rodents, such as rats or mice, or nonhuman primates, such as monkeys. But it can occur in people. Monkeypox usually occurs in Central and West Africa. Cases outside of Africa are often due to: International travel Imported animals Close contact with an animal or person with monkeypox [...]