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Monkeypox Information Center

Aug 22, 2022 | NEWS


Looking to learn more about Monkeypox? This page provides access to all Cureus-published Monkeypox articles. These articles include information on transmission, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and a history of the disease.

"The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared the monkeypox virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). As the cases of the COVID-19 pandemic start to get under control, we have seen the monkeypox virus, found predominantly in Africa, spread in non-endemic countries worldwide. In the 1970s, after the smallpox virus eradication and the vaccine's discontinuation, the monkeypox virus infection started to gain attention. The first United States outbreak happened in 2003; since then, more sporadic cases of monkeypox have gained media attention." 1

Read the full article: Prevention and Treatment of Monkeypox: A Step-by-Step Guide for Healthcare Professionals and General Population

Click below to access our library of Monkeypox articles to learn more about this infectious disease.