By Skye Geiger


brick-shaped enveloped virus with surface tubules

Common and Scientific Name

Common- monkeypox

Scientific Name- monkeypox virus

Organism's M.O.

Transmission of the monkeypox virus occurs when a person come in contact with the virus from an animal or human contaminated

Most Common Victim

Anyone that has come into contact with the virus, mostly Africans because of the animals that live there

Hideout of the culprit

The natural reservoir monkeypox remains unknown, but African rodent species are thought to play a role in the transmission
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Most common injury done to victim

  • swollen lymph nodes
  • macules
  • papules
  • vesicles
  • pustules

IS it considered armed and dangerous?

I would give it a 8 out of 10, just because there is no specific cure yet and if it is left untreated it can be deathly

Number of victims

In 2003 there was an outbreak of 37 cases in six different states

Most Effective weapons against the germ

Currently there is no proven, safe treatment for this virus but smallpox vaccines can be used