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The University is constantly assessing the Monkeypox situation nationally as well as locally and is responding accordingly.  We will update this site periodically, should the need arise.  

About Monkeypox

Monkeypox is usually a rare disease caused by the Monkeypox virus and is typically seen in Central and West Africa.  Recently, the virus is behaving in ways that scientists haven't seen before.  Cases have been reported in countries all over the world.  Traditionally Monkeypox was not easily spread to other people or able infect large groups of people.  

Most cases of Monkeypox from the current outbreak have been in young men who are mostly having sex with other men although anyone who has close contact  can potentially get it.   

Current US Outbreak Information

Current US Monkeypox outbreak information is available by clicking the map below:  

Monkey Pox FAQs

Please see our Monkeypox FAQs for specific information regarding Monkeypox.   

Guides and Handouts

Monkeypox FAQs

Monkeypox Disinfection Guide 

Monkeypox and Social Events Guide 

Monkeypox Safer Sex Guide


VIDEO CDC 5 Things You Should Know About Monkeypox

CDC Resources 

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