PR BEKASI – In the midst of a Covid-19 pandemic that has not completely disappeared, a disease caused by appeared virus monkey pox.
Virus monkey pox is now a new threat to the world’s population.
Case monkey pox has been found in a number of countries from Europe to Australia.
Monkeypox atau monkey pox is a disease virus transmitted by animals (zoonosis).
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Quoted PikiranRakyat-Bekasi.com from kemke.go.id, monkeypox virus is a member of the Orthopoxvirus genus in the Poxviridae family.
Regarding the distribution, virus monkey pox first discovered in Denmark in 1958.
Whereas in humans it was only discovered in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The virus is known to occur in many animal species, including monkeys, Gambian mice and squirrels.