‘Monkeypox spreading through the air,’ according to an expert



New Delhi, India: With the rise in coronavirus cases, monkeypox virus infection has posed a new threat to the entire world. Monkeypox cases have been documented in around 29 countries throughout the world. More than 1000 instances of monkeypox have been documented so far, according to the World Health Organization, and specialists have made a stunning discovery regarding the monkeypox virus in the meanwhile. “The monkeypox virus also spreads from the air,” according to experts from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

According to specialists, this virus can transmit via the air if someone is in frequent face-to-face contact with an infected person. The monkeypox virus, according to experts, cannot travel a great distance in the air. People should also wear masks, according to the expert. “In many places, personal contact with symptomatic patients and touching their clothes and mattresses was triggering monkeypox,” CDC chief Rochelle Walensky said during a briefing last Friday, according to a report. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended travellers and people to avoid monkeypox by wearing masks and avoiding contact with a monkeypox-infected person.”

“The monkeypox virus that produces rashes in the body cannot survive long in the air like the COVID19 virus,” the CDC noted in its briefing. In fact, the specialist added that unlike the coronavirus, this virus does not spread by touching someone else’s luggage or by touching a door or latch.” In fact, all of the cases of monkeypox that have been documented thus far have been discovered in close touch with the infected person, according to specialists. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has encouraged individuals to wear masks to avoid contracting the monkeypox virus.