Monkeypox’s Biggest Mystery: It Suddenly Appeared In Labs From 1958 Onwards Without Explanation

And the origin source still remains unknown.

It’s no secret that monkeypox was first discovered in laboratory monkeys in Denmark in 1958. But the big question is, how did the laboratory monkeys get monkeypox in the first place?



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Shin Jie Yong

Aiming to improve scientific literacy in this age of information overload and mis/disinformation, especially on controversial and polarizing topics.