CDC Issues New Guidance on Coronavirus on Surfaces

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"Spread is more likely when people are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet)".

The agency also estimates that 40% of coronavirus transmission is occurring before people actually feel sick. They cautioned that if somebody touched a surface contaminated with the virus and then touched their face or mouth, they could get infected.

Example after example has shown the microbe's affinity for density.

The list for the ways the virus does not easily spread also includes "from animals to people" and "from people to animals".

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"It doesn't mean we stop washing hands and disinfecting surfaces".

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Before, researchers originally thought the virus could live on some surfaces for up to three days. But the virus typically degrades within hours when outside a host.

The CDC says these values are based on data received by the agency before April 29, and the numbers are subject to change as the pandemic goes into the later months of the year.

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"This is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads, but we are still learning more about this virus".

Why it matters: Early versions of detailed CDC guidelines for reopening the country included guidance for religious institutions to hold in-person services, which the White House requested to be taken out, according to AP.

However people should remain cautious as transmission from contaminated surfaces "may still be possible" as scientists work to discover more about how the virus spreads, the CDC warns.

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Rasmussen said the new CDC language will not alter her habits. "In my opinion that's all that is necessary to reduce risk", she said. "Just don't wipe down food with disinfectant".

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