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Mpox (Formerly Monkeypox)

According to the CDC, “Mpox [formerly Monkeypox] is a rare disease caused by infection with the mpox virus. Mpox virus is part of the same family of viruses as variola virus, the virus that causes smallpox. Mpox symptoms are similar to smallpox symptoms, but milder, and mpox is rarely fatal. Mpox is not related to chickenpox.”


MPox Outbreak Updates- NETEC

Tracking Mpox in Nebraska presented by Chancellor Gold & Dr. Rupp | 9.1.2022