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Breaking News: New virus discovered in SA

South Africa reports the first case of monkeypox, a highly contagious virus that can cause serious health problems. Infected people may experience fever, muscle aches, and rash. The virus can be fatal in some cases.

If you're curious about what monkeypox is, read this article!

It's a virus that can cause serious health problems in humans.The Minister of Health, Joe Phaahla, has announced that the first case of monkeypox has been reported in the country. He said that today, on 23 June 2022. Joe Phaahla says his health departments in Johannesburg are working to track the disease.

Monkeypox is an infectious viral disease that is typically found in humans and some other animals.

What is Monkeypox?

The patient has a fever, enlarged lymph nodes, and a rash that may form blisters and crusts. The period from exposure to the onset of symptoms is 5 to 21 days. The duration of symptoms is typically around 2-4 weeks. Some people may experience mild symptoms, but it's not known to what extent this occurs without any symptoms.

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