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What does MPX stand for?

MPX is an abbreviation of or an alternate name for monkeypox. Other abbreviations and alternate names are also sometimes used, including MPOX, MPV (for monkeypox virus), and MPXV.

MPX is also used in multiple unrelated ways, including as the name of a line of Sig Sauer brand submachine guns.

Related words

anti-masker, vaccine hesitancy, long-hauler, double mutant variant

Who uses MPX?

MPX is used in multiple unrelated ways. It gained use as an abbreviation or alternate name for monkeypox in 2022.

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