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Read the latest on the monkeypox outbreak, including new expert opinion and science on the epidemiology, diagnosis, management, and prevention of infection.


JAMA Forum

Living in an Age of Pandemics—From COVID-19 to Monkeypox, Polio, and Disease X

Lawrence O. Gostin, JD


Update on the Monkeypox Outbreak

Carlos del Rio, MD, Preeti N. Malani, MD, MSJ

A Piece of My Mind

Erasing Shame in Sexuality

Eric Kutscher, MD


Role of Ophthalmology in Emerging Infectious Diseases

Jennifer Rose-Nussbaumer, MD, Thuy Doan, MD, PhD


The WHO Declaration of Monkeypox as a Global Public Health Emergency

Jennifer B. Nuzzo, DrPH, SM, Luciana L. Borio, MD et al.


Monkeypox in 2022—What Clinicians Need to Know

Jeannette Guarner, MD, Carlos del Rio, MD et al.


News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance for Monkeypox Among Patients With HIV

Bridget M. Kuehn, MSJ

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Long-term Household Contamination With Monkeypox Virus Investigated

Bridget M. Kuehn, MSJ

Medical News & Perspectives

Reports of Asymptomatic Monkeypox Suggest That, at the Very Least, Some Infections Go Unnoticed

Jennifer Abbasi

News From the Food and Drug Administration

Blood Donors Need Not Be Screened for Monkeypox

Rita Rubin, MA

News From the Food and Drug Administration

FDA Authorizes Intradermal Vaccine, Streamlines Rules to Increase Monkeypox Treatment Access

Howard D. Larkin

Health Agencies Update

Expanded Access to Monkeypox Testing

Melissa Suran, PhD, MSJ


Research Letter

Human Monkeypox Virus Infection in the Immediate Period After Receiving Modified Vaccinia Ankara Vaccine

Aniruddha Hazra, MD, Laura Rusie, ScM et al.

Research Letter

Compassionate Use of Tecovirimat for the Treatment of Monkeypox Infection

Angel N. Desai, MD, MPH, George R. Thompson III, MD et al.



Neurologic Complications of Smallpox and Monkeypox

B. Jeanne Billioux, MD, Oliver Tshiani Mbaya, MD et al.


Conjunctivitis in an Individual With Monkeypox

Fernando Ly-Yang, MD, Alfonso Miranda-Sánchez, MD et al.

Ophthalmic Images

Subconjunctival Nodule in a Patient With Acute Monkeypox

William Foos, MD, Keith Wroblewski, MD et al.

JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

A Dome-Shaped Eyelid Nodule in a Young White Man

Georgios Kontos, MD, Eleonora Micheletti, MD

Images in Dermatology

Monkeypox Infection

Rafael Escudero-Tornero, MD, Tristán-Gabriel Sobral-Costas, MD et al.

JAMA Patient Page

Patient Information: What Is Monkeypox?

Kristin Walter, MD, MS, Preeti N. Malani, MD, MSJ