By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 06:58 PM IST
- Monkeypox belongs to the same family of viruses as smallpox. It is a rare but potentially serious viral illness that is characterised by flu-like symptoms and swelling of the lymph nodes, which gradually progresses to a widespread rash all over the face and body.
Moscow | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 08:33 PM IST
The blast happened Monday at “Vector”, a state-run virus and biotechnology research centre that is one of only two locations in the world to hold the smallpox virus.