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Monkey B Virus FAQ

Dr. Puja explains the news about the recent Monkey B Virus scare.

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Signs and Symptoms & Common Questions about the Monkey B Virus

Is the Monkey B Virus related to the Monkey Pox Virus?

No. They are different viruses. I want you to quickly understand that this virus has nothing to do with the monkey pox virus that was recently found in Dallas.

What is the Monkey B Virus?

The Simian B virus, a.k.a. the Monkey B virus, is a form of the herpes virus.

What are the commons signs & symptoms of the Monkey B Virus?

There are going to be fevers, headaches, vomiting, but ultimately Monkey B affects our brain. It causes encephalitis. Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain.

How do I catch the Monkey B Virus?

You can catch this virus if you’ve been bitten or scratched by an infected macaque monkey. OR, if you’ve been in contact with their infected specimens.

Should I be afraid of the Monkey B Virus?

As a normal human living in America, the chances of us catching the Simian B, aka, the Monkey B virus is very low.