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Monkeypox (MPX) Resources

Monkeypox (MPX) Resources:

Curated for Health Care Professionals


Last Updated 8/4/2022


Click the link to navigate to the resource. If a link no longer works, or you would like to suggest a resource that should be added to this list, please send an email to MacKenzie O’Kane, HIV Education Program Assistant for MATEC MN/IA, at okane015@umn.edu.

Patient-facing, printable resources are compiled at the end of this document.

Resource

Date of publication or last review

Description

2022 US Map and MPX Case Count

8/3/2022

Webpage

CDC

Contains:

  • U.S. total cases
  • Cases by State
  • Downloadable .csv data

CDC Dear Colleague Letter: Addressing Pain Control in MPX Patients

7/27/2022

Letter (pdf)

CDC

Dear Colleague Letter for health care providers and care team members highlighting the importance of addressing pain control in persons with monkeypox

Update for Clinicians on Monkeypox in People with HIV, Children and Adolescents, and People who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding

7/30/2022

Health Alert Network

CDC

Updated guidance for clinicians who see PWH and other subpopulations

Considerations for Monkeypox Vaccination

7/28/2022

Webpage

CDC

Contains:

  • Descriptions of JYNNEOS and ACAM2000 vaccines
  • Guidance on vaccine strategies to prevent monkeypox

Clinical Treatment of Monkeypox (CDC)

7/28/2022

Webpage

CDC

Contains:

  • Interim clinical guidance for treatment
  • Antiviral medications which may prove beneficial against monkeypox

CDC Health Advisory – Monkeypox Virus Infection in the US

5/20/2022

PDF, Official Health Advisory statement released by the CDC re: Monkeypox in the US

Contains:

  • Summary
  • Background
  • Advice for clinicians, health departments, and the public

CDC Monkeypox Landing Page

6/30/2022

Website

Contains subtopics and organized links based on scope of work

CDC Monkeypox Information for Healthcare Professionals

6/23/2022

Website

Contains subtopics specific to healthcare professionals and those in patient-facing roles

Diagnostic Process for Monkeypox Virus Testing (CDC)

6/6/2022

Infographic: flowchart depicting general laboratory testing process

Clinical Management and Infection Prevention and Control for Monkeypox: Interim Rapid Response Guidance (WHO)

6/10/2022

PDF (76 pages)

Global Health perspective

Contains considerations for a wide variety of populations.

Addresses considerations for clinical management, tailored to a wide variety of specialties and care settings.

Monkeypox – Minnesota Dept of Health (MDH)

7/28/2022

Website

Landing Page for Monkeypox in MN

Iowa Dept of Public Health (IDPH) & the Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology (CADE) Epi Update

Released Weekly, current issue at the top

Website

Contains the current CADE + IDPH Epi Update and archived issues; including brief MPX case updates for Iowa and neighboring states

Monkeypox in the U.S.: An Update for Clinicians and the LGBTQ+ Community (webinar recording and slides)

6/13/2022

Webinar recording

Co-sponsored by IDSA, HIVMA, Fenway Health, GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality, the Nat’l Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors and PrEP4All

Situational Awareness of Monkeypox Outbreak – United States, June 2022 (presentation)

6/13/2022

Slidedeck by Agam Rao, MD and Demetre Daskalakis, MD MPH

CDC, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

Contains:

  • Description of clinical symptoms
  • Photos of lesions (from 2003 U.S. & endemic countries)
  • Photos of lesions (observed in May and June 2022, NHS England)

Monkeypox: What Clinicians Need to Know (presentation)

6/2022

Slidedeck by Boghuma K. Titanji, MD, MSc., DTM&H, PhD

Emory University, Infectious Disease

Contains:

  • Infographic: basic transmission
  • Progression of symptoms with photos
  • Complications
  • 2022 Outbreak: atypical presentations
  • Mimics (photos of rash/skin presentations)

“A Contemporary Review for Healthcare Professionals” by Titanji et al. (2022)

2022

PDF

Accepted manuscript edition of review article by Titanji et al. on MPX for healthcare professionals, published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Monkeypox: Avoiding the Mistakes of the Past Infectious Disease Epidemics

6/16/2022

Opinion piece by Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH published in the Annals of Internal Medicine

Reducing Stigma in Communication & Community Engagement (CDC)

7/2022

PDF, 2 page handout

Learn:

  • How the CDC is framing communication re: monkeypox
  • What partners can do to help
  • Stigma reduction communication strategies

Fact Sheet: US Dept of HHS Response to the MPX Outbreak

7/21/2022

Webpage

US Dept. of Health & Human Services

Contains:

  • Statistics on vaccines distributed
  • Outline of Federal response to the MPX outbreak

Print Resources (patient-facing)

Date of publication

Description

Monkeypox: Get the Facts

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

6/10/2022

1 page, high-level document written for patients

Contains:

  • Basics of monkeypox
  • Transmission
  • Symptoms
  • Recommendations for those with suspected cases

Social Gatherings, Safer Sex and Monkeypox

7/2022

PDF, 1 page patient-facing document

CDC

Advice for patients on  social gatherings and safer sex