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Stop wiping down groceries and focus on bigger risks, say experts on coronavirus transmission

 

"Although studies continue to show that the novel coronavirus can be detected on contaminated objects after days or weeks, a consensus has emerged among scientists that the virus is rarely transmitted through contact with tainted surfaces and that it’s safe to stop taking such extreme measures as quarantining your mail and wiping down your groceries.

 

[I]t’s important to remember that viruses have to have a host and can’t replicate without one...the main place that’s going to be in anybody’s household is the people in it and not the surfaces or the physical environment."

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/surface-wipes-contamination-covid/2020/10/22/41c77e28-13c3-11eb-bc10-40b25382f1be_story.html

Edited by Pattaya Spotter
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