“From animals to humans the transmission is through direct contact between animals and humans,” he said at a virtual press conference in Jakarta, Friday (6/24/2022), quoted from sehatnegeriku.kemkes.go.id.
Transmission from animals to humans through body fluids, especially body parts that have smallpox such as around the face or body of animals.
In addition, transmission to humans can be through the meat of the animal that is not cooked properly.
While transmission from human to human can be through the air, body fluids or smallpox on the face, mouth, hands or on the body.
If you make direct contact there is also through the respiratory tract or droplets occur.
“This can also be a source of transmission and there is also transmission from mother to baby through transmission or the placenta,” said Syahril.
Incubation period monkeypox 5 to 13 days or 5 to 21 days.