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On May 7, 2022, the world was alerted to a confirmed case of monkeypox in the United Kingdom. Since then, the virus has spread to many countries including the United States, and the World Health Organization has declared it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. On August 4, 2022, the Department of Health and Human Services declared monkeypox a Public Health Emergency in the United States.

Click here to learn about monkeypox vaccines and current eligibility criteria.