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Human monkeypox coinfections; lessons from available cases - Correspondence.

Int J Surg 2022 Jun 24:106734. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Antimicrobial Resistance Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran; Department of Microbiology and Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran. Electronic address:

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Immediate countermeasures against the monkeypox outbreak.

Int J Surg 2022 Jun 24:106733. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Bacteriology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.

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Mouth sores and monkeypox: a consideration.

J Stomatol Oral Maxillofac Surg 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Adjunct professor, Joseph Ayobaalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Nigeria; Honorary professor, Dr DY Patil University, Pune, India; visiting professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Serbia.

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Monkeypox, wild animals, and potential big problem.

Zool Res 2022 Jul;43(4):612-614

Key Laboratory of Animal Models and Human Disease Mechanisms of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, KIZ-CUHK Joint Laboratory of Bioresources and Molecular Research in Common Diseases, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan 650223, China.

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Strengthening vaccines and medicines manufacturing capabilities in Africa: challenges and perspectives.

EMBO Mol Med 2022 Jun 27:e16287. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Department of Family Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

Africa carries a high burden of infectious diseases. Every year, millions of Africans contract tuberculosis, malaria, and many other diseases. Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of children under the age of five years annually. Read More

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Re-emergence of monkeypox virus and public health preparedness in Pakistan.

Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2022 Jun 27:1-4. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.

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Rise of monkeypox: Lessons from COVID-19 pandemic to mitigate global health crises.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2022 Jul 22;79:104049. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Kabul University of Medical Sciences, Kabul, Afghanistan.

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First report of monkeypox in a patient living with HIV from Romania.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2022 Jun 23:102395. Epub 2022 Jun 23.

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania; Dr Victor Babes Clinical Hospital for Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Bucharest, Romania.

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The presumed receptivity and susceptibility to monkeypox of European animal species.

Authors:
Nadia Haddad

Infect Dis Now 2022 Jun 23. Epub 2022 Jun 23.

Anses, INRAe, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort, UMR BIPAR, Laboratoire de Santé Animale, Maisons-Alfort, F-94700 France. Electronic address:

The Monkeypox virus belongs to the Orthopoxviral genus, as does the specifically human smallpox virus. It is zoonotic and had never previously been considered as capable of human-to-human transmission over more than nine viral generation cycles. While relevant animal reservoirs have yet to be identified, non-human primates (NHP) are only accidental hosts. Read More

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Current Outbreak of Monkeypox- Essentials for the Dermatologist.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2022 Jun 23. Epub 2022 Jun 23.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India.

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Projected burden and duration of the 2022 Monkeypox outbreaks in non-endemic countries.

Lancet Microbe 2022 Jun 23. Epub 2022 Jun 23.

Research Triangle Institute International, Washington DC 20005-3967, USA.

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Emergence of monkeypox: Risk assessment and containment measures.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2022 Jun 22:102392. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology, College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Central Agricultural University (I), Selesih, Aizawl, 796015, Mizoram, India. Electronic address:

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Monkeypox in 2022.

Am J Clin Pathol 2022 Jun 25. Epub 2022 Jun 25.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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Monkeypox Virus Emerges from The Shadow of Its More Infamous Cousin: Family Biology Matters.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2022 Jun 24:1-14. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA.

Monkeypox virus (MPXV) is closely related to the infamous variola (smallpox) virus, causing a febrile rash illness in humans similar to but milder than smallpox. In the 20 century, human monkeypox had been mostly a rare zoonotic disease confined to forested areas in West and Central Africa. However, the case number and geographic range have increased significantly in this century, coincided with the waning of the smallpox vaccine-induced immunity in the global population. Read More

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Nanopore sequencing of a monkeypox virus strain isolated from a pustular lesion in the Central African Republic.

Sci Rep 2022 Jun 24;12(1):10768. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Unité Environnement et Risque Infectieux, Cellule d'Intervention Biologique d'Urgence, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.

Monkeypox is an emerging and neglected zoonotic disease whose number of reported cases has been gradually increasing in Central Africa since 1980. This disease is caused by the monkeypox virus (MPXV), which belongs to the genus Orthopoxvirus in the family Poxviridae. Obtaining molecular data is particularly useful for establishing the relationships between the viral strains involved in outbreaks in countries affected by this disease. Read More

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Monkeypox: A poxvirus emerges once again.

Authors:
J Ena R P Wenzel

Rev Clin Esp (Barc) 2022 Jun 21. Epub 2022 Jun 21.

Departamento de Medicina Interna, Virginia Commonwealth University Health, Richmond, VA, USA.

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Phylogenomic characterization and signs of microevolution in the 2022 multi-country outbreak of monkeypox virus.

Nat Med 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Genomics and Bioinformatics Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA), Lisbon, Portugal.

The largest monkeypox virus (MPXV) outbreak described so far in non-endemic countries was identified in May 2022. Here, shotgun metagenomics allowed the rapid reconstruction and phylogenomic characterization of the first MPXV outbreak genome sequences, showing that this MPXV belongs to clade 3 and that the outbreak most likely has a single origin. Although 2022 MPXV (lineage B. Read More

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Guidelines for pregnant individuals with monkeypox virus exposure.

Lancet 2022 Jun 21. Epub 2022 Jun 21.

Materno-fetal and Obstetrics Research Unit, Department Woman-Mother-Child, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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Shotgun metagenomic sequencing of the first case of monkeypox virus in Brazil, 2022.

Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 2022 24;64:e48. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina, Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Monkeypox virus (MPXV), a zoonotic virus endemic to the African continent, has been reported in 33 non-endemic countries since May 2022. We report an almost complete genome of the first confirmed case of MPXV in Brazil. Shotgun metagenomic sequencing was completed in 18 hours, from DNA extraction to consensus sequence generation. Read More

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Travel-Related Monkeypox Outbreaks in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic: Are We Prepared?

Viruses 2022 Jun 13;14(6). Epub 2022 Jun 13.

Public Health & Tropical Medicine, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia.

Several neglected infectious pathogens, such as the monkeypox virus (MPXV), have re-emerged in the last few decades, becoming a global health burden. Despite the incipient vaccine against MPXV infection, the global incidence of travel-related outbreaks continues to rise. About 472 confirmed cases have been reported in 27 countries as of 31 May 2022, the largest recorded number of cases outside Africa since the disease was discovered in the early 1970s. Read More

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New challenges in human monkeypox outside Africa: A review and case report from Italy.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2022 Jun 20;49:102386. Epub 2022 Jun 20.

Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Università Degli Studi di Milano, Italy; III Division of Infectious Diseases, ASST Fatebenefratelli Sacco, Luigi Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

Background: Human monkeypox (MPX) is a neglected zoonotic disease caused by the MPX virus a double-stranded DNA virus which belongs to the Poxviridae family genus Orthopoxvirus. It is endemic in the rural rainforests of Central and Western Africa where it is responsible of human sporadic cases and outbreaks since 1970. Outside Africa MPXV caused an outbreak in 2003 in the United States linked to importation of infected rodents from Ghana and a few travel-related cases in the USA, United Kingdom, Israel and Singapore. Read More

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Why monkeypox is mostly hitting men who have sex with men.

Science 2022 06 23;376(6600):1364-1365. Epub 2022 Jun 23.

The once slow spreading virus may have found a new niche in tightly connected sexual networks. Read More

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The 2022 multinational monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic countries.

Authors:
Barry Hill

Br J Nurs 2022 06;31(12):664-665

Director of Education (Employability), Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Northumbria Univerity, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Monkeypox in 2022: A new threat in developing.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2022 Jun 7;78:103975. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi Medical University, New Teaching Block, RMU, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi, Punjab, 46000 , Pakistan.

Monkeypox that started spreading from central and western Africa has recently been detected in various countries including Spain, Canada, Australia, and UAE. Though it has a very low incidence rate, it is still a significant threat that must be dealt with as quickly as possible and the probability of it spreading to many other countries is still very high. It is caused the by Monkeypox virus that belongs to the genus Orthopox that also include smallpox virus, which has quite similar clinical presentation as that of Monkeypox. Read More

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