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Monkeypox

"Monkeypox" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A viral disease infecting PRIMATES and RODENTS. Its clinical presentation in humans is similar to SMALLPOX including FEVER; HEADACHE; COUGH; and a painful RASH. It is caused by MONKEYPOX VIRUS and is usually transmitted to humans through BITES or via contact with an animal's BLOOD. Interhuman transmission is relatively low (significantly less than smallpox).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Monkeypox" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Monkeypox" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2022
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