Epidemiologic and Clinical Features of Mpox-Associated Deaths — United States, May 10, 2022–March 7, 2023

As of March 7, 2023, a total of 30,235 confirmed and probable monkeypox (mpox) cases were reported in the United States, † predominantly among cisgender men § who reported recent sexual contact with another man ( 1 ). Although most mpox cases during the current outbreak have been self-limited, cases of severe illness and death have been reported ( 2 – 4 ). During May 10, 2022–March 7, 2023, 38 deaths among persons with probable or confirmed mpox ¶ (1.3 per 1,000 mpox cases) were reported to CDC and classified as mpox-associated (i.e., mpox was listed as a contributing […]

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