Mpox (formerly known as monkeypox) has been declared a Communicable Disease Incident of National Significance in Australia. This page provides answers to some of the frequently asked questions about mpox disease and vaccines. We will update this page as new information becomes available. Last updated 29 November 2022.

For clinicians

For general public

The Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care Monkeypox (MPX) vaccines page has general information on the vaccines available against mpox in Australia, and how they can be accessed.