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January 27, 2023


Front Public Health


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/36589996?dopt=Abstract


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The epidemiological trend of monkeypox and monkeypox-varicella zoster viruses co-infection in North-Eastern Nigeria.

Authors

Stephen R, Alele F, Olumoh J, Tyndall J, Okeke M I, Adegboye O
Front Public Health. 2022; 10:1066589.
PMID: 36589996.

Abstract

Monkeypox (MPX) is endemic in Nigeria, but it was first reported in Adamawa state, North-Eastern Nigeria, in January 2022. There are currently 172 cases of MPX in Nigeria, with four reported deaths, and Adamawa has the second-highest case count. Therefore, this study was undertaken to evaluate the epidemiological profile of this viral disease.