The incubation period for monkeypox is 4-5 days

Dr. Ayman El-Shibiny, professor of virology at Zewail University in Egypt, said that the increase in cases of monkeypox in the past days was a slight increase.

He added that the virus is transmitted between different age groups, most of them adults, stressing that the World Health Organization called for an emergency meeting last Friday, and also called for examining the genes of the disease.

Al-Shibini added that the injuries that were detected are in America and 12 European countries.

Al-Shibiny stated that the rate of spread of this disease is slow compared to the Corona virus, as the infection rate is one for every 50 infected people, and he explained that the body overcomes this disease within four weeks in the event that the patient has no other health problems, stressing that the strength of the immune system and the absence of chronic diseases help to be cured of this disease.

Al-Shibiny added that the first disease is in Central and West Africa and Nigeria, and the causes of infection in it are pollution, wounds and droplets, and it is a virus that is not present in the air and is not transmitted through the soul, noting that research has proven that chickenpox vaccines are effective in the case of monkeypox by 85%, Noting that the incubation period for monkeypox ranges from 4 to 5 days.

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