What is mpox?

Mpox is a contagious rash illness caused by the monkeypox virus. Mpox is primarily spread by close person contact with someone who has mpox. Symptoms are usually mild but can be severe. 

Mpox continues to spread in cities across the country. While anyone can get mpox, most people infected with mpox have been gay, bisexual, or other men who have sex with men. 

The best way to prevent mpox is by getting vaccinated.

VDH Mpox Fact Sheet

Information about Mpox

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