Virus ‘does not spread easily’ from contaminated surfaces, revised CDC website says

The previous advise had stated that it "may be possible" to catch Covid-19 from contaminated surfaces.

"Covid-19 may be spread by people who are not showing symptoms".

If feasible, CDC officials also advised that a newborn should be temporarily separated from its mother if she has a confirmed or suspected case of the virus in an effort to lower the risk of transmission to the child. On Thursday, spokeswoman Kristen Nordlund told The Washington Post that the changes were due to an internal review and "usability testing".

Example after example has shown the microbe's affinity for density. "We should still be cautious because the potential for infection is still there", he said.

"I would think. if it's an outdoor surface, that's something we're likely gonna get to sooner than later than we would to an indoor surface", Murphy said during his daily coronavirus briefing in Trenton.

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A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine earlier found that viable coronavirus could live on surfaces such as plastic and stainless steel for three days and it can survive on cardboard for up to 24 hours.

CDC does not recommend the purchase of medical masks such as N95, used by doctors to prevent a shortage of this protective equipment on the market. "It could even have a detrimental effect on hand hygiene and encourage complacency about physical distancing or other measures". Fox News commentator Sean Hannity breathlessly promoted a "breaking" report about the change, as though the CDC had discovered new information.

The CDC had previously warned that people can get infected "by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes".

And if people find comfort in "quarantining" their mail or wiping down plastic packaging with disinfectant, "there's no harm in doing that", Rasmussen said. But we should still keep our distance from people, since the respiratory droplets released when they cough, sneeze, or talk are thought to be the primary way COVID-19 is spread. "Just don't wipe down food with disinfectant".

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