CDC is updating webpages with the term "mpox" to reduce stigma and other issues associated with prior terminology. This change is aligned with the recent World Health Organization decision.

Mpox

Get Vaccinated

Vaccination is an important tool in preventing the spread of mpox. Find out if you are eligible to get vaccinated and where vaccine is available in your area.

Mpox Vaccines

View print, video, and social media resources, plus toolkits for community, work, and school audiences.

Vaccination Basics

Learn more about mpox vaccination, including who should get vaccinated, where to get vaccinated, cost, and more.

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