Sunday, January 29, 2023

Monkeypox (Mpox) Guidance and Resources

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About Monkeypox (Mpox)

Mpox is a rare disease caused by infection with the mpox virus. Mpox virus belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus in the family Poxviridae. The Orthopoxvirus genus also includes variola virus (which causes smallpox), vaccinia virus (used in the smallpox vaccine), and cowpox virus. Mpox is not related to chickenpox.

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