This guidance aims to support those working in health protection teams (HPTs) across Scotland in managing Monkeypox cases and contacts.

This guidance has been prepared rapidly and specifically in response to the May 2022 monkeypox outbreak and is subject to frequent updates.

The guidance is based on the published principles for monkeypox control in the UK four nations consensus statement from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and associated UKHSA guidance documents found on their monkeypox guidance page

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Last updated: 16 August 2022
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