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Re-infection with monkeypox, which began to spread rapidly around the world last month, is quite possible. This statement was made by the head of the smallpox secretariat of the World Health Organization emergency program, Rosamund Lewis. “We have already seen a doctor in West Africa who had already been exposed to monkeypox later fall ill again,” he said. According to Lewis, the immune system does not protect against reinfection by 100%. Despite this, the WHO does not yet see the need for a universal vaccination campaign.
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