Six suspected cases in Iran of Monkeypox

Authorities in Iran are investigating six suspected cases of Monkeypox, with five of the samples testing negative. Monkeypox is a mild and non-fatal illness caused by a virus related to smallpox. Health specialists are working to contain the outbreak, which is primarily spread through bodily fluids and infected items. Read on to learn more about the recent epidemic and its potential impact.

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Iranian Health Ministry spokesman Ebrahim Qaderi stated Friday that five suspects' samples tested negative.


“Since we've had no reports of the sickness inside the country, we're checking for border patients,” he added.

Monkeypox is caused by the monkeypox virus, which is related to smallpox.A recent epidemic in the US, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East stunned health specialists, increasing fears of a broader outbreak.

Mild, non-fatal illness. WHO announced Tuesday that the monkeypox outbreak, while "not normal," is "containable."WHO says the virus is spread by sores, bodily fluids, respiratory droplets, and infected items.

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