Discussion | Understanding the Mpox disease

STELLENBOSCH - There are seven confirmed cases of MPOX in South Africa. 

The latest case was recorded in the Western Cape. Two people have died so far. 

But what exactly is MPOX and what are some of the symptoms we should be looking out for? We do know that there are two different variants of the disease. 

READ: | Mpox in SA | A total of 7 cases recorded so far

So how do we differentiate between the two and how concerned should we be? 

Director of CERI and KRISP, Professor Tulio de Oliveira unpacked this with the eNCA.

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