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Symptoms of monkeypox and how to prevent it

 The Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health confirmed that the symptoms of monkeypox are usually fever, severe headache, muscle aches, back pain, swollen lymph nodes, and rashes. The rash usually begins within one to three days of the onset of fever, and symptoms last between two to four weeks and disappear on their own .

Symptoms of monkeypox:

The center added that in most cases, monkeypox symptoms disappear on their own, but in some individuals it can lead to medical complications, noting that newborns, children and people with latent immune deficiency may be at risk of developing more serious symptoms due to the disease, including skin infections. Pneumonia, confusion, and eye infections that can lead to vision loss.

Symptoms of monkeypox and how to prevent it

How is monkeypox transmitted?

People with monkeypox are contagious when they have symptoms. They can contract the disease through close physical contact with an infected person, from their clothing, toothbrushes, towels, or eating utensils, or through saliva.

Protection from monkeypox:

Risks can be reduced by limiting contact with people who have suspected or confirmed monkeypox, sanitizing hands regularly with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, especially after contact with an infected person, and washing the infected person’s clothes, towels, bed covers, and eating utensils with warm water and detergents, disinfect any contaminated surfaces And dispose of contaminated waste appropriately.


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