The coronavirus that erupted in China and continued to spread around the world is worrying quite a few people in the US. Especially the consumers who buy quite a lot from Chinese factories. So, is it possible to infect the Coronavirus from a package that came from China?
We decided to investigate it, and these are the experts' answers:
An infection expert claims that there is no need to worry about opening packages that come from China. "The virus is transmitted only through humans or animals. Unlike a bacterium, a virus must have an organism to survive, which means it must be on a cell, so it is transmitted through saliva," she says.
Does it matter how the package arrives - by air, by sea, by land?
"No. It's hard to believe that a package will contain saliva, but even so, the virus is undergoing a long journey and extreme weather changes and therefore the chance of surviving is nil."
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