Interim guidance to state and local governments for the removal of state- and locally imposed quarantine orders and the euthanasia of animals affected by the monkeypox outbreak
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.

Search our Collections & Repository

All these words:

For very narrow results

This exact word or phrase:

When looking for a specific result

Any of these words:

Best used for discovery & interchangable words

None of these words:

Recommended to be used in conjunction with other fields

Language:

Dates

Publication Date Range:

to

Document Data

Title:

Document Type:

Library

Collection:

Series:

People

Author:

Help
Clear All

Add terms to the query box

Query box

Help
Clear All
i

Interim guidance to state and local governments for the removal of state- and locally imposed quarantine orders and the euthanasia of animals affected by the monkeypox outbreak

Filetype[PDF-159.96 KB]


  • English

  • Details:

    • Description:
      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been working closely with several state and local health departments and other partners to investigate cases of monkeypox virus infections among persons who had direct or close contact with ill prairie dogs. Exposures of interest to these ill animals occurred after April 15, 2003. Monkeypox is a rare viral disease that typically occurs among animals and humans in central and west Africa. In humans, the illness produces a blister-like rash similar to that of smallpox. Time from contact with a sick animal to the beginning of fever in a person is usually about 12 days. During the current outbreak of monkeypox in the United States, most infected persons have had illness that was relatively mild to moderate in severity, and there have been no deaths. However, the disease can be severe, and in Africa about 1% to 10% of human cases are fatal.
    • Series:
    • Main Document Checksum:
    • File Type:

    Supporting Files

    • No Additional Files

    More +

    You May Also Like

    Checkout today's featured content at stacks.cdc.gov