"The incubation period of monkeypox infection can range from 6 to 13 days, sometimes up to 21 days," said Rita Ismayilova, deputy director of the Center for Control of Especially Dangerous Infections of the Ministry of Health, APA reports.
According to him, monkeypox is a zoonotic viral disease. In other words, it is an infection transmitted from animals to humans. The symptoms are similar to the clinical manifestations of natural chicken pox, but the clinical course of the disease in monkey chicken pox is relatively mild.
Rita Ismayilova also added that the emergence of rashes on the skin begins 1-3 days after the rise in body temperature:
The expert noted that Azerbaijan has not recorded any case of monkeypox infection so far.