Vector Illustration: Monkeypox virus banner for awareness and alert against disease spread, symptoms or precautions.

The endemic virus Monkeypox has spread to Europe, North America, and Australia via travel and exports. The virus is akin to smallpox and has a death rate similar to that of COVID-19.

Australia currently has two confirmed cases, with the World Health Organisation estimating up to 5 more unidentified infections.


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