Monkeypox Information (Fact Sheet, Infographics, Webinar)
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues
Resource Subtopic: Population Health.
Keywords: Infectious Diseases, LGBTQIA+.
Year Developed: 2022
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Health Center Staff
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Resource Summary: Monkeypox, a rare pox virus typically carried by rodents in Central and Western Africa, has been making international headlines recently because of unusual outbreaks in Europe, North America, Israel, and Australia.
Media coverage of this outbreak has tied the majority of cases to gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men (MSM). This reporting has caused concern among the LGBTQIA+ community.
This page provides information about Monkeypox symptoms, how it’s spread, and when to seek medical care.