Monkeypox: What Is It, and How Is It Spread?

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Direct contact with monkeypox rash, scabs, or body fluids from a person with monkeypox.

Contact with respiratory secretions.

Hugging, massage, and kissing.

Direct contact with monkeypox rash, scabs, or body fluids from a person with monkeypox.

This direct contact can happen during intimate contact

Monkeypox and Pregnancy

A pregnant person can spread the virus to their fetus

Infected Animals

It’s also possible for people to get monkeypox from infected animals