COVID-19: CDC now says virus isn’t easily spread by touching surfaces

Health

FILE – In this Wednesday, March 11, 2020 file photo, a technician prepares COVID-19 coronavirus patient samples for testing at a laboratory in New York’s Long Island. Wide scale testing is a critical part of tracking and containing infectious diseases. But the U.S. effort has been plagued by a series of missteps, including accuracy problems with the test kits the CDC sent to other labs and bureaucratic hurdles that slowed the entrance of large, private sector labs. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Dr. Kevin Most, Chief Medical Officer, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital joins The Roe Conn Show to explain the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now say that the coronavirus doesn’t spread easily on contaminated surfaces.

“Better knowledge means better health for you and your family. Turn to Northwestern Medicine at nm.org/healthbeatnews for health tips, research and more.”

Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter:

And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

COVID-19 risk as determined by nonprofit Covid Act Now.

Coronavirus Resources from the CDC

Coronavirus by State

COVID-19 Testing Vs. Confirmed Cases by State

Interactive: Coronavirus Timeline

More Home Page Top Stories

Popular