Update to mpox guidance
15 Mar 2023
Version 1.4 of the mpox guidance is now available.
This document has been updated to reflect key changes which include:
- Change to terminology, where Monkeypox will now be referred to as ‘mpox’ and the virus will be referred to as ‘MPXV’.
- As per Mpox Principles for control of non-HCID mpox in the UK: 4 nations consensus statement the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP) have advised that the whole of Clade II MPXV should now no longer be classified as a high consequence infectious disease (HCID).