Monkeypox was first discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks of a pox-like disease occurred in colonies of monkeys kept for research that why it is known as monkey pox.

The first human case of monkeypox was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo during a period of intensified effort to eliminate smallpox.

Monkeypox is caused by the monkeypox virus, a member of the orthopoxvirus genus in the family Poxviridae.

Monkeypox is transmitted to humans through close contact with an infected person or animal, or material contaminated with the virus.

Monkeypox Virus is transmitted from one person to another by close contact with lesions, body fluids, and respiratory droplets.

Monkeypox is a zoonotic viral disease that occurs primarily in tropical rainforest areas of Central and West Africa and then exported to other regions.

You can do things to reduce the risk of getting the monkey Virus - Wash Your Hand with Soap and water regularly or use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser. If possible, don't eat meat.

Don't do these things - Do not eat or touch meat from wild animals. Do not go near wild or stray animals, including dead animals also. Do not go near any animals that appear unwell.