Letter from CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, Regarding Monkeypox Pain Management
As monkeypox continues to spread in the U.S. and around the world, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is learning that many affected persons are experience painful anogenital and mucosal lesions. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, shared more information on this evolving medical crisis and tools for clinicians to manage pain in patients with monkeypox in a letter released July 27, 2022.
The Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) recently held a listening session with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in which experts discussed the latest in COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, and post-COVID conditions as well as the recent monkeypox outbreak. View the listening session on YouTube, and download the slides related to monkeypox.