Should I Worry About Coronavirus on My Shoes?

Making sense of a new CDC report about your soles

Recent headlines about a about the coronavirus and your shoes may have you using your doormat more vigorously than usual. “CDC Study Shows Coronavirus Can Live on Floors, Shoes,” reads one; “We regret to inform you, your sneakers may have COVID-19,” announces another.

While there’s no question that cleanliness is absolutely crucial these days, the paper and its findings warrant a closer look…