2022 Outbreak Cases and Data
At this time, data suggest that gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men make up the majority of cases in the current monkeypox outbreak. However, anyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, who has been in close, personal contact with someone who has monkeypox is at risk. Take steps to prevent getting monkeypox. If you have any symptoms of monkeypox, talk to a healthcare provider.
This report provides updates regarding CDC’s ongoing response to the monkeypox outbreak and includes preliminary results of new analyses that can improve understanding of the outbreak and inform further scientific inquiry.