Monkeypox

From May 2022 there had been an increasing number of monkeypox infections worldwide. Recently we have started to see numbers decline. Find out more here.

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Situation & assessment

Current situation, assessment, development of case numbers, incidence and spread of the disease

Transmission, symptoms & disease

Transmission routes, disease symptoms, clinical course of the disease, difference compared with similar disease patterns

How to protect yourself

Info and tips on what to do after contact with someone who is infected with monkeypox, if you have tested positive for monkeypox or you have symptoms of the disease.

Vaccination & treatment

Vaccine, vaccine recommendation, treatment, costs of vaccination and treatment

For healthcare personnel

Transmission, symptoms and course of the disease, measures in the case of suspicion, reporting, diagnosis, people tested positive, vaccine recommendations, schedule and administration, treatment of the disease, precautions after vaccination

Last modification 16.09.2022

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Contact

Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
Division Communicable diseases
Schwarzenburgstrasse 157
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel. +41 58 463 87 06
E-mail

Print contact

https://www.bag.admin.ch/content/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/affenpocken.html