Can the coronavirus spread through the mail?
Reports of postal workers testing positive for the novel coronavirus have raised concerns that the pathogen could live on letters and packages, potentially exposing people to infection just from opening their mail or Amazon packages. The U.S Postal Service’s response: .
“There is currently no evidence that COVID-19 can spread through the mail,” the postal service said last weekend, alluding to the disease caused by the virus and citing the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization as its sources of information.
The federal agency, which employs about 500,000 people, is heeding recommendations from the CDC and public health departments, it added.
[Source: CBS News]