TITLE

CDC Information on Monkeypox Virus

AUTHOR(S)
Morantz, Carrie; Torrey, Brian
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
American Family Physician;7/1/2003, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p172
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on monkeypox virus, a rare viral disease found mostly in the rainforest countries of central and west Africa. Reason the disease is called monkeypox; First evidence of community-acquired monkeypox infection in the U.S.; Actions taken by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prevent the outbreak of the disease.
ACCESSION #
10249655

 

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