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.
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.
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