As the mpox outbreak still spreads, those on the front lines—first responders, healthcare workers, public health experts and policy makers—need to find essential research and resources easily.
This website offers recent research published in journals from all across Springer Nature. In addition, you will find relevant book chapters, links to registered trials and also links to the brand-specific collections of publications on mpox.
"Following a series of consultations with global experts, WHO will begin using a new preferred term “mpox” as a synonym for monkeypox. Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while “monkeypox” is phased out." WHO, 28 November 2022.
The public health emergency of international concern, PHEIC, has been declared at an end.
WHO, 11 May 2023: The Emergency Committee acknowledged the progress made in the global response to the multi-country outbreak of mpox and the further decline in the number of reported cases since the last meeting. The Committee noted a significant decline in the number of reported cases compared to the previous reporting period and no changes in the severity and clinical manifestation of the disease. The Committee acknowledged remaining uncertainties about the disease, regarding modes of transmission in some countries, poor quality of some reported data, and continued lack of effective countermeasures in the African countries, where mpox occurs regularly. The Committee considered, however, that these are long-term challenges that would be better addressed through sustained efforts in a transition towards a long-term strategy to manage the public health risks posed by mpox, rather than the emergency measures inherent to a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC).