Monkeypox Resource Guide

Monkeypox Resource Guide

2022 Monkeypox outbreak
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2022 U.S. Monkeypox Outbreak; Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

   Quick facts and links to more information

Monkeypox; 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

Monkeypox 2022 data and case counts
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Monkeypox 2022 U.S. Map & Case Count: CDC

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

Monkeypox;  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
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Info for healthcare professionals on monkeypox ; CDC

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

Information on monkeypox written for clinicians and health professionals; StatPearls

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

Monkeypox clinical trials; lists clinical trials related to monkeypox.

Monkey Pox Response; U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA)

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

Peer-reviewed articles on monkeypox;  PubMed

   You can use subheadings included in the monkeypox MeSH term  to narrow your search or do a PubMed search for 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 monkeypox-related content in PMC

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

The WHO Global Clinical Platform for Monkeypox; WHO

   WHO invites Member States, health facilities and other entities to participate in the global effort to collect anonymized clinical data relating to suspected or confirmed cases of monkeypox and contribute data to the WHO Global Clinical Platform using a standardized clinical characterization case report forms (CRF).

For patients and members of the public
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Monkeypox; MedlinePlus

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

Monkeypox information for teens and young adults; CDC

   Downloadable PDF. Also available in Spanish.

Monkeypox 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, Early Care and Education Programs, and Other Settings Serving Children or Adolescents; CDC

   Answers frequently asked questions about monkeypox 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 of monkeypox

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

Monkeypox 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.