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Mpox

Checked: 23-02-2023 by 5 Rob Adams Next Review: 23-02-2023

Overview

Please see latest updates on Mpox (Monkeypox) on the PHE website:

Mpox - back ground information

Please also see attached NHSE updated guidance on the management of confirmed mpox cases.

Please note that mpox is a notifiable disease and suspected cases should be reported.

Patient information on Mpox can be found on the NHS website

Local guidelines

Please see the link below on the Unity sexual health website regarding patients with suspected Mpox including advice for contacts and who is eligible for vaccination:

Mpox in the UK | Unity Sexual Health



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