How dangerous is it?

While mild or severe cases can be extremely painful and require hospitalization, over 99% of people who get this form of the disease are likely to survive. However, people with weakened immune systems, children under 8 years of age, people with a history of eczema, and people who are pregnant or breastfeeding may be more likely to get seriously ill or die.

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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?