Mpox Vaccine

Information on mpoxAnyone can get mpox but some populations are more susceptible. Those with a higher potential of exposure to mpox include:

Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men, transgender, or nonbinary (including adolescents) who in the past 6 months have had:

  • A new diagnosis of one or more sexually transmitted diseases.
  • More than one sexual partner.
  • People who have had any of the following:
    • Sex at a commercial sex venue; or
    • Sex in association with a large public event in a geographic where mpox transmission is occurring.
  • Sexual partners of people with the above risks.      
  • People with HIV infection or other causes of immunosuppression who have had recent or anticipate potential mpox exposure. 

If eligible, get vaccinated if you have recently been exposed to mpox.