Monkeypox is the new covid. It's so obvious. The virus that causes it is closely related smallpox or variola. Symptoms are unpleasant but not fatal: a headache, muscle pain, fever, swollen lymph nodes, tiredness, and a rash that resembles little vesicles. People who were born before 1980 are immune since after it was supposedly eliminated. There is a possibility of cross-immunity with other similar viruses, so there is no need to be concerned nor there is a need of vaccine.