Since the start of the survey in March, television and internet have always been the most frequently cited sources of information on what is happening around the novel coronavirus. Print media and radio follow at a considerable distance.
The BfR was asked whether it is possible to become infected with the new coronavirus through glasses in a restaurant or a pub. The BfR is not yet aware of any infections with SARS-CoV-2 via these routes of transmission. The BfR comments further on this in its updated FAQ.
As a representative survey, the BfR Consumer Monitor provides insights into the question of how the population in Germany perceive health risks every six months.