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What is monkeypox?

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While cases of monkeypox are being found worldwide, the nature of the disease and the science we currently have available keeps concerns from growing. So, what exactly is monkeypox? And how does it spread? SciShow explains the basics of the disease, its symptoms and treatments. 

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