Wear gloves, or wash hands to avoid coronavirus?
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As state-mandated coronavirus lockdowns are slowly ending in the U.S., an important factor remains what’s the best way to prevent from catching the virus or spreading it to others — if you decide to venture out into public spaces.
The virus is currently known to spread mainly from person to person within close contact through respiratory droplets in the air, however, a March study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), CDC, UCLA, and Princeton University scientists found the virus can remain infectious in droplets in the air for hours and surfaces for days.
That study resulted in many people wearing gloves while shopping at their local supermarket. The CDC even created a subsection on its website titled, “Spread from contact with contaminated surfaces or objects,” which has since been removed. The potential spread from …continued .
[Source: Fox News]