Monkeypox Resources for Nurses

Last updated: October 10, 2022

Prior to the 2022 outbreak, which began in early May, monkeypox was endemic in central and west Africa. Presently, monkeypox cases are occurring around the world mostly through close, intimate contact with someone who has the virus.

Monkeypox is an orthopoxvirus and is a close relative of smallpox. The smallpox vaccine may prevent or shorten the course of monkeypox; considerations for vaccination can be found here. As concerns related to this outbreak increase, we’ve compiled the resources below to keep you informed, and ready to care for and educate patients and the public.

For Nurses

From Wolters Kluwer

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