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More than 200 cases of the monkeypox and orthopox virus have now been confirmed in the US, and experts warn that the virus is changing more than previously believed.

In a study published Thursday in the journal Nature Medicine, a team of Portuguese researchers found that there were an average of 50 mutations in samples from 2022 compared to 2018 and 2019.

They wrote that the mutation was detected after seeing the rate – 15 monekypox virus sequences – may refer to the case of “rapid evolution”.

Genetic analysis earlier this month indicated that there were two different species in the US, with the virus likely to spread for some time.

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This scenario, taken on May 22, 2022, shows a test tube labeled "Monkeypox virus positive".

This scenario, taken on May 22, 2022, shows a test tube labeled “Monkeypox virus positive”.
(REUTERS / Dado Ruvik / Illustration / File Photo / File Photo)

Current data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show the highest number of cases in California, New York and Illinois.

Kentucky health officials announced the first potential case in the state on Friday.

However, Scientists have found that it has spread Is potentially much larger than the number of current cases.

The CDC confirmed that there was evidence Local broadcast of MonkeypoxIn addition to cases where the infected went abroad.

This 2003 electron microscope image, available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left and spherical immature virions derived from a sample of human skin related to the 2003 prairie dog outbreak.

This 2003 electron microscope image, available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left and globular immature virions derived from a human skin sample from the 2003 Prairie Dog outbreak.
(Cynthia S. Goldsmith, AP by Russell Regner / CDC)

This weekend is New York City’s annual Pride weekend, and some residents are taking it upon themselves to tell the New York Times‌ Risk of monekypox virus outbreak Into account.

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Health officials at the Big Apple on Thursday extended access to the monkeypox vaccine.

However, citing high demand, the city’s Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic – the only facility in New York that provides vaccines – will no longer accommodate walk-ins almost immediately and all appointments will be filled until next Monday.

The Biden administration has begun shipping monkeypox virus tests to commercial laboratories, which the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) says will “dramatically expand testing capabilities nationwide.”

A piece of skin tissue extracted from a wound on a monkeypox virus-infected monkey's skin appeared on 50X magnification on the fourth day of the rash in 1968.

A portion of skin tissue extracted from a wound on monkeypox virus-infected monkey skin appeared on 50X magnification on the fourth day of the rash in 1968.
(CDC / brochure by REUTERS.)

Although the new monkeypox cases are mostly found in gay or bisexual men, experts warn that anyone could be at risk.

People become normal Monkeypox virus infected By skin contact with infected animals or humans or by contact with body fluids or by contact with contaminated materials.

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Monkeypox related to smallpox has mild symptoms.

Some of the symptoms of monkeypox are fever, chills, rash and pain before the lesions develop.