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Monkeypox: No Monkeying Around

I’ve read that the monkeypox virus is similar to the smallpox virus. Does that mean that if I received the smallpox vaccine when I was younger, I am protected against monkeypox? Perhaps, but it’s unclear. The smallpox vaccine does confer immunity against monkeypox, which causes fever, headache, muscle aches, exhaustion, and usually a rash that […]

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