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MHS Health Care Glossary

Military Health System (MHS) Health Care Glossary serves as the official repository and consolidated reference (as a secondary source) for terms and definitions used within the MHS. Some terms may have multiple and varying definitions based on the context and primary source of authority. Note that certain definitions may be approved only for limited use in a single primary reference document, while others may have broad applicability in multiple contexts and issuances. To determine the most appropriate definition in a particular context, consult all relevant source documents. Any disparities between this Glossary and primary sources are unintentional, and the primary source shall control.

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Mpox: Questions & Answers

Mpox is a rare disease caused by the mpox virus, which is part of the orthopoxvirus family. Mpox virus was first found in laboratory monkeys in 1958, and until recently, causes a disease primarily confined to certain parts of Africa.

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