CDC Issues New Emergency Guidance on Monkeypox

CDC Issues New Emergency Guidance on Monkeypox


The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new emergency guidance on monkeypox this week about how to identify the virus.

The US now has 72 reported cases of monkeypox in at least 18 states, NBC reported.

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The CDC released new guidance on Tuesday about how to identify the virus based on symptoms.

“Descriptions of classic monkeypox disease describe a prodrome including fever, lymphadenopathy, headache, and muscle aches followed by development of a characteristic rash culminating in firm, deep-seated, well-circumscribed and sometimes umbilicated lesions. The rash usually starts on the face or in the oral cavity and progresses through several synchronized stages on each affected area and concentrates on the face and extremities, including

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