What is monkeypox?

Monkeypox is a rare, zoonotic disease that is caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Zoonotic diseases are infectious diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans, humans to animals, and humans to humans.

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1. What is monkeypox?
2. How does monkeypox spread?
3. What are the symptoms of monkeypox?
4. How long does it take for someone infected with monkeypox to show symptoms?
5. How dangerous is it?
6. Is a vaccine available yet?