OutSources – Understanding the Monkeypox Virus (MPV) from Denver’s Head Epidemiologist

Today’s show features OutSources collective members Sean Kenney and Elise Matatall discussing the monkeypox virus (MPV) with Tori Burket, the Epidemiology Program Manager at the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE). Tori provides a helpful overview of MPV, including information on symptoms, transmission, and vaccinations. Tori also discusses how LGBTQ communities in particular might be affected by MPV, addressing issues of stigmatization, health equity, and harm reduction.

For Denver-specific information on MPV, you can visit the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment website. For information related to testing, vaccines, and general MPV information in the state of Colorado, go to the Colorado Department of PUblic Health & Environment website. For additional informational materials on MPV, you can also visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.


Music Credits: Hayden – Woody, Aphex Twin – Avril 14th