This paper summarizes clinical syndromes and possible treatment options, for both developed and low-resource settings, and offer performance indicators and clinical metrics for case management.
Since the beginning of the outbreak in September 2017, 311 suspected cases and 7 deaths have been reported in 26 states.
Since March 2018, 35 total cases of monkeypox have been recorded (24 confirmed), including two fatalities.
As of December 13, 2018, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 45 confirmed Monkeypox virus cases during 2018.
Most of the scientific literature about statistical thresholds for outbreak detection is biased toward large datasets that derive from wealthy countries.
Over the past 20 years ten Central and West African countries have reported monkeypox cases which have risen exponentially.
One hundred and sixteen confirmed and 280 suspected cases have been recorded from the beginning of the outbreak in September 2017.
In a remote southwestern pocket of the Central African Republic, doctor Patrick Karume and his small team are on the jungle frontline to quarantine a rare outbreak of monkeypox.
The Ministry of Health received a report from Shaare Zedek Medical Center and the laboratory that diagnosed a monkeypox patient.
The Ministry of Health and Population in the Central African Republic declared a new outbreak of monkeypox in Mbaiki health district, located in the south-western part of the country at the beginning of October.