Estimated risk of transmission of coronavirus through products


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Risk of infection through products exist, if recently touched by an infected person. This TV channel “Zvezda” said the microbiologist Eugene Plisov.

“If the person who is infected, coughed into his hand and passes her a bag of food or the food itself, then you touched the food, and touched the face, then Yes, infection is possible”, — he explained.

The scientist noted that there was still no documented cases of transmission through products such as shelf stable and canned goods. As an example, he called the wine, the transportation of which takes weeks, and sometimes months. Plisov said that usually the coronavirus lives on surfaces from one to three days. Also, the microbiologist knows no cases when an infected worker has infected the party would be Packed with food.

Plisov previously advised the Russians less likely to use cash bills and try to pay in a contactless manner to reduce the risk of infection. After using cash you should not to touch your face and wash hands.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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