Erratum: Vol. 72, No. 15

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The report, “Epidemiologic and Clinical Features of Mpox-Associated Deaths — United States, May 10, 2022–March 7, 2023,” contained several errors.

On page 407, in Table 1, the eleventh row heading should have read, “Received smallpox vaccine§§,” and under the column “Decedents (n = 38),” the number and percentage for the row listed under “Yes” should have read 1 (7.7)¶¶. On page 407, under the footnotes for Table 1, the seventh footnote, denoted by the double section sign (§§), should have read, §§ At least 1 dose of smallpox or JYNNEOS vaccine. Among some vaccine recipients, it is difficult to distinguish when vaccine was received and whether indication for use was prevention of smallpox or mpox.” A newly added eighth footnote, denoted by the double paragraph symbol (¶¶), should have read, ¶¶ One person who died reported receiving smallpox vaccination in childhood, even though this decedent was aged <50 years (routine smallpox vaccination ended in the United States in 1972).”

On page 409, the list of acknowledgments should have read, “Health care providers caring for mpox patients; public health responders from U.S. state and local departments of health; Isaac Ghinai, Janna L. Kerins, Massimo Pacilli, Hillary Spencer, Irina Tabidze, Chicago Department of Health; Rafael M. Mendoza, Jenniffer Rivas, Florida Department of Health in Broward County; Kristine Aviles, Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County; Elizabeth Feinstone, Kristy Flom, Florida Department of Health in Osceola County; Madison Asbell, Cyndy Fohrman, Brenda Parduhn, Kira Richardson, Indiana Department of Health; Darby McDermott, Mojisola Ojo, Alex X. Zhang, New Jersey Department of Health; Courtney Dewart, CDC and Ohio Department of Health; Kara Tarter, Ohio Department of Health; Haley Blake, Southern Nevada Health District; Kevin Morris, Caleb Wiedeman, Tennessee Department of Health; Rania Milleron, Texas Department of State Health Services; Laura Bachmann, Adelaide Balenger, Denisse Descamps, Romeo R. Galang, Kaylea Nemechek, Suzanne Newton, Sheila Roy, Ruth Stefanos, CDC; CDC Clinical Escalations Team and health department personnel who consulted CDC for complicated cases of mpox; CDC clinical officers who perform consultations.”

Suggested citation for this article: Erratum: Vol. 72, No. 15. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2023;72:852. DOI:

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