An outbreak of monkeypox was confirmed on May 6 in the UK, from a British resident who had traveled to Nigeria, where the disease is endemic. Since then, many cases have appeared around the world. In Brazil, seven suspects are being monitored by the Ministry of Health. To talk about the subject, Ver Mais invited the professor of the Biological Sciences Course and the Unesco Zoology Museum and the biologist of the Regional Health Department of Criciúma, Tiago Moreti. Follow!