Guidance: Principles for monkeypox control in the UK: 4 nations consensus statement

Public Health Wales

July 15
11:38 2022


This document outlines strategic aims for controlling monkeypox, assumptions about monkeypox transmission and biology, and implications for domestic/community, ambulatory care, inpatient healthcare and other residential settings.

This statement has been agreed by the UK public health agencies: UK Health Security Agency, Public Health Scotland, Public Health Wales and Public Health Agency Northern Ireland.

Published 30 May 2022
Last updated 15 July 2022 +show all updates
  1. Updated guidance, including information on using a condom after recovering from infection.

  2. Updated to reflect HCID derogation of the current outbreak of monkeypox, and changes to active monitoring of contacts.

  3. First published.

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