Coronavirus on Surfaces: What’s the Real Risk?

Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases, UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

CDC: “CDC updates COVID-19 transmission webpage to clarify information about types of spread,” “Food and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19),” “Frequently Asked Questions,” “How COVID-19 Spreads,” “How to Protect Yourself and Others.”

European Respiratory Journal: “Occupational exposure to disinfectants and asthma control in U.S. nurses.”

The New England Journal of Medicine: “Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1.”

The Lancet: “Physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis.”

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: “Exaggerated risk of transmission of COVID-19 by fomites.”

UC Davis: “Your Mask Cuts Your Own Risk by 65 Percent.”

The Washington Post: “Long lines, low supplies: Coronavirus chaos sends shoppers into panic-buying mode.”

YouTube: “PSA Grocery Shopping Tips in COVID-19,” Jeffrey VanWingen.

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