Monkeypox virus: information for healthcare personnel

Since mid-May 2022 a high number of cases of monkeypox infection have been detected in humans in Switzerland and Europe. What do you have pay attention to? Learn more here.


What to do in the event of suspected cases and positive tests

Measures to take in the event of suspected cases, what to do in the event of a positive test, lab diagnostics, reporting

Vaccination and vaccine

Vaccination recommendation, vaccination schedule, administering the vaccine, protective measures after vaccination

Disease, transmission and therapy

Transmission routes, symptoms of the disease, course of the disease, therapy for the disease and history of the disease

Last modification 21.09.2022

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