In its latest Monkeypox update, the World Health Organisation’s has declared, for the first time, that Monkeypox may be airborne.
Multi-country monkeypox outbreak situation update
As the number of monkeypox cases grows, so does the number of public health agencies that include airborne precautions against it.
Demand from your public health agency to add airborne precautions too.
— Maarten De Cock (@mdc_martinus) June 5, 2022
If they can infect at short range, they can longer range when built up in a badly ventilated room.
The physics of aerosols remains the same, independent of the type of virus it holds.
What can change is the exposure needed to be infected.
— Carl Van Keirsbilck #CovidIsAirBorne (@CarlvKeirsbilck) June 6, 2022