May 20, 2020 | By Tamar Lapin | New York Post |
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says the coronavirus “does not spread easily” through touching surfaces or objects.
In early March, the federal health agency was warning that it “may be possible” to pass on the virus from contaminated surfaces, according to Fox News.
Its guidelines now include a section on ways the virus doesn’t easily spread — including from touching surfaces or objects.
FDA says there is no evidence groceries can transmit coronavirus
April 23, 2020 | By Tamar Lapin | New York Post
“Your groceries apparently can’t transmit the coronavirus.
There’s no evidence to suggest that COVID-19 can spread through food, or what it’s wrapped in, Dr. Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, said Thursday.
“We have no evidence that the virus, the Covid-19 virus, is transmitted by food or by food packaging,” Hahn said during a CNN town hall.”