Monkeypox rising in wake of smallpox eradication
from Reuters Health via Medscape Medical News
Some 30 years after authorities doled out the last dose of smallpox vaccine, the world faces another multiplying menace: monkeypox. A new study suggests that the monkeypox virus, which the smallpox vaccine also protects against, is now at least 20 times as common as it was shortly after victory over smallpox had been declared.
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