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Human-to-human transmission of monkeypox virus, United Kingdom, October 2018

Abstract:
In September 2018, monkeypox virus was transmitted from a patient to a healthcare worker in the United Kingdom. Transmission was probably through contact with contaminated bedding. Infection control precautions for contacts (vaccination, daily monitoring, staying home from work) were implemented. Of 134 potential contacts, 4 became ill; all patients survived.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3201/eid2604.191164

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Publisher:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Journal:
Emerging Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
4
Pages:
782-785
Publication date:
2020-02-05
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EISSN:
1080-6059
ISSN:
1080-6040
Pmid:
32023204
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1098336
Local pid:
pubs:1098336
Deposit date:
2020-08-26

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