Term Monkeypox Control
Code JP-1500.1700-550
Definition Programs that attempt to control the occurrence and spread of monkeypox. Strategies for controlling the spread of the virus may include monitoring the incidence of the disease in the general population, investigating individual outbreaks, identifying and screening recent contacts of people who are infected, vaccination events, and programs that educate the public about the disease, its symptoms, and preventive measures to stop the spread of the disease.
Created 10/21/22
Changed 10/26/22
Use References hMPXV Control
Monkeypox Disease Control
Mpox Control
MPX Control
See Also References Smallpox Vaccinations (LT-3400.8000)
External Classification Terms Infectious Diseases (NPC G02.13)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References "1E71 Monkeypox", World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Diseases,
https://icd.who.int/browse11/l-m/en#/http%3a%2f%2fid.who.int%2ficd%2fentity%2f160886685

"MPX? Mpox? The struggle to replace 'monkeypox' with a name that isn't racist", Brittny Mejia, Los Angeles Times,
https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2022-08-26/many-say-the-name-is-racist-so-what-do-you-call-monkeypox

"Reducing Stigma", Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website,
https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/resources/reducing-stigma.html

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