Late last month, the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. There have been 38 confirmed cases of monkeypox reported in Minnesota, as of August 2, 2022, and cases have been detected in 48 states and multiple countries that don’t typically report spread.
The following is a list of resources/links for health professionals in recognizing monkeypox, treating it, providing clinical guidance to patients and more.
Resources for Health Professionals
Monkeypox Outbreak: Updates on the Epidemiology, Testing, Treatment and Vaccination
-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Call (July 26, 2022)
Monkeypox: Clinicians FAQs, Vaccines, Treatment and Clinical Guidance
-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Monkeypox Information for Health Professionals
-Minnesota Department of Health
Monkeypox: About the U.S. Outbreak, Treatment Guidance, Clinical Considerations and More Tools/Resources for Family Physicians
-American Academy of Family Physicians
Monkeypox Treatment and Prevention with CDC Experts
-American Medical Association Moving Medicine Video Series
Monkeypox Outbreak 2022
-World Health Organization