Link to Pubmed [PMID] – 29732376
Link to DOI – 10.1093/ofid/ofx168
Open Forum Infect Dis 2017 ; 4(4): ofx168
An outbreak of familial monkeypox occurred in the Central African Republic in 2015/2016 by 3 transmission modes: familial, health care-related, and transport-related. Ten people (3 children and 7 adults) were infected. Most presented with cutaneous lesions and fever, and 2 children died. The viral strain responsible was a Zaire genotype strain.