Experts explain how monkeypox is transmitted, which activities are currently the most risky and how infection can be avoided.
It is already widely known that monkeypox is transmitted through skin-to-skin contact. Further studies suggest two other ways the virus can be passed: touching surfaces and through airborne transmission. But how likely is it that you get infected when you go to the toilet, shake hands or hug?
BuzzFeed.de asked experts how high the respective risk of infection with monkeypox is and how infection can be avoided.