1Musa-Booth, T. O., 2Medugu, N., *2Adegboro, B., and 3Babazhitsu, M.
11928 Woodlawn Drive, Woodlawn, Maryland 21207, United States of America
2Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria
3Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
*Correspondence to: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
The current monkeypox outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern and is coming in the wake of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Human monkeypox is a viral zoonotic infection caused by monkeypox virus, an enveloped double-stranded DNA virus of the genus Orthopoxvirus and family Poxviridae that also contain smallpox, cowpox, Orf, and vaccinia viruses. Online databases including PubMed, Google Scholar and Web of Science were searched to obtain relevant publications on the epidemiology, treatment, vaccines and the economic impacts of the current monkeypox (Mpox) outbreak.
Keywords: monkeypox, epidemiology, vaccines, treatment, economic impact
Received Nov 1, 2022; Revised Dec 16, 2022; Accepted Dec 18, 2022
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A review of the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, vaccines and economic impact of human monkeypox (Mpox) outbreaks