Mpox Resource Guide

Mpox Resource Guide

2022 Mpox outbreak

2022 Mpox outbreak

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2022 Outbreak Cases and Data; Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

   Quick facts and links to more information

Mpox; World Health Organization (WHO)

   Overview of monkeypox from World Health Organization

Disease Outbreak News (DONs); WHO  

   Global perspectives on disease outbreak around the world available in multiple languages

Mpox 2022 data and case counts

Mpox 2022 data and case counts

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2022 U.S. Map & Case Count: CDC

   Map showing total number of U.S. confirmed cases and offering a state-by-state case breakdown.

Mpox;  Our World in Data

   Includes data on the number of confirmed cases, by country. Updated every hour.

Monkeypox 2022 Global Epidemiology Dashboard;

   Includes data about cases, countries, genomic sequencing and patient demographics.




For healthcare and public health professionals

For healthcare and public health professionals

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Info for healthcare professionals; CDC

   Includes a case definition, clinical guidance, vaccine guidance, infection control, guidance on specimen collection, and clinician FAQS.

Information written for clinicians and health professionals; StatPearls

   StatPearls is a comprehensive library of peer-reviewed medical content for the benefit of practitioners globally.

Clinical trials; lists clinical trials related to mpox. Note: use the search term "monkeypox" to retrieve results. 

FDA Monkeypox Response; U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA)

   Includes fast facts, information on vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostics, fraud and  misinformation.

Peer-reviewed articles on mpox;  PubMed

   You can use subheadings included in the monkeypox MeSH term  to narrow your search or do a PubMed search for mpox or monkeypox to find citations for articles that are too new to be indexed with MeSH terms yet. Use filters on the left to restrict by publication year or article type.

Public Health Emergency Monkeypox Initiative, PubMed Central (PMC)

   NLM is working with publishers to make monkeypox and other orthopox-related publications freely and immediately accessible to the public using NLM's PubMed Central.

     Full-text mpox-related content in PMC

     Full-text mpox documents, reports, and guidelines in Bookshelf

The WHO Global Clinical Platform for mpox; WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) invites Member States, health facilities and other entities to contribute to WHO surveillance of clinical data of cases of monkeypox to improve global understanding of the clinical presentation of this disease.

For patients and members of the public

For patients and members of the public

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Mpox; MedlinePlus

   Plain language summary of how the mpox virus spreads, how it presents, and how to prevent the spread. Includes patient handouts. Information on MedlinePlus can be freely distributed and shared.

Information for teens and young adults; CDC

   Downloadable PDF. Also available in Spanish.

Vaccine handout; (formerly Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

   Downloadable PDF.  Also available in Spanish, Portuguese, and Haitian Creole.

Monkeypox and safer sex handout; CDC

   Downloadable PDF. Also available in Arabic, French, Korean, Spanish, Simplified ChineseTagalog, and Vietnamese.    

Recovering from monkeypox at home; WHO


Schools and Child Care; CDC

   Answers frequently asked questions about mpox for administrators and staff of K-12 schools, early care and education (ECE) programs, camps, and other community settings serving children or adolescents.

Visual examples

   Pictures of mpox rashes and lesions from the CDC and the UK Health Security Agency.

Mpox communication toolkit

Mpox communication toolkit

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Reducing Stigma in Monkeypox Communication and Community Engagement; CDC

   Avoid stigmatizing monkeypox by communicating the facts: anyone can get monkeypox, and everyone should take precautions to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.

Event organizer letter template; CDC

   Event organizers are encouraged to adapt the letter with their event name and logo and distribute to attendees of upcoming events. Available as a PDF and Word document.