AAFP Adds Resources on Monkeypox

The AAFP has launched a webpage with resources for family physicians on the prevention, recognition, and treatment of monkeypox.

Additionally, there will be a live event on monkeypox at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, with AAFP president Sterling Ransone, MD, FAAFP; AAFP senior VP for research, science, and health of the public Julie Wood, MD, MPH, FAAFP; and Jonathan Temte, MD, PhD, MS, professor and associate dean for public health and community engagement at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.

As of Aug. 8, the Washington State Department of Health reported 213 confirmed cases of monkeypox across the state, with 85 percent of those cases in King County. Eleven were reported in Pierce County, and five or fewer in the rest of the counties in the state.