- Jan 21, 2009
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Interesting peer reviewed article about the emergence of monkeypox following the cessation of smallpox vaccination, just published in February of this year.
Author summary Monkeypox, a zoonotic disease caused by an orthopoxvirus, results in a smallpox-like disease in humans. We conducted a systematic review to assess how monkeypox epidemiology has evolved since it was first diagnosed in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In total, human...