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K. Manju1, H.K. Ranjini2, S. Niranjan Raj1, S. Chandra Nayak3,Raghuraj Singh Chouhan4, Ashwini Prasad2, B.P. Harini5, M.N. Nagendra Prasad6, S. Satish7 and Syed Baker1

1Department of Studies in Microbiology, Karnataka State Open University, Mukthagangotri, Karnataka, Mysore, India.
2Department of Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru, Karnataka 570 015, India.
3Department of Studies in Biotechnology, Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Mysore 570006, Karnataka, India.
4Department of Environmental Sciences, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
5Drosophila Culture Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
6Department of Biotechnology, SJCE, JSS Science and Technology University, Mysore, India.
7Department of Studies in Microbiology, Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India.
Article Number: 8283 | © The Author(s). 2022
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2022;16(suppl 1):2989-2999. https://doi.org/10.22207/JPAM.16.SPL1.20
Received: 30 November 2022 | Accepted: 23 December 2022 | Published online: 30 December 2022
Issue online: 30 December 2022
Abstract

The unprecedented outbreaks of monkeypox viruses in non-endemic regions have created grave concern for global health. The World Health Organization has declared a public health emergency of international concern and stated the seriousness of monkeypox viruses. The gravity of this zoonotic disease cannot be underestimated, owing to the fact that this viral infection can cause pathetic situations if ignored. Keeping these lacunas, the scientific communities have expressed their interest towards the study of monkeypox viruses. Hence the present review discusses the etiological features, historical events, and vaccination along with management strategies to combat and counter the sudden outbreak. The review also highlights the current Indian scenario of the monkeypox virus; with scanty reports available, the present contributes towards the growing scientific knowledge to prevent a future threats to mankind.

Keywords

Monkeypox Virus, Vaccination, Symptoms, Global Threat

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