What Is Orthopox and What Does It Have to Do With Monkeypox?

Published June 6, 2022

An article in Prevention on orthopox and how it relates to monkeypox quotes Thomas A. Russo, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases. They all have these blistering skin lesions that evolve,” Russo says. “They’re more likely to occur in the head and neck area and spread, but sometimes people will just get them on their hands.” The article appeared on Yahoo! News.