Summer May See a Resurgence of Mpox Cases

June 6, 2023

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting an increase in cases of mpox (formerly known as monkeypox) in Illinois and warning of the potential for more cases in other states. CDC officials are reminding physicians to remain diligent in screening for mpox in patients with symptoms or who have may have been exposed to the virus, as well as to report any cases to their local health department. Also, remind your at-risk patients that a vaccine is available.
ISMIE offers an on-demand course that covers the risks and challenges that ongoing mpox circulation poses for patients, healthcare professionals and healthcare systems. The course also discusses available tools used to contain the mpox outbreaks.
Old Foe, New Challenges: Global Mpox Outbreaks and the Implications for Healthcare
CME is available. Eligible policyholders can earn a premium discount.
For more information, please contact the Risk Management Division by email.
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