Public Bathrooms Are a Big Question Mark

New data suggests shared bathrooms could be bad news for the pandemic

A view of the sinks and mirrors in a public bathroom.
Photo: Tanja-Tiziana, Doublecrossed Photography/Moment/Getty Images

Scientists have confirmed that the virus that causes Covid-19 can be found in stool. In a new report published Monday in Emerging Infectious Diseases (an open access journal published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), researchers report that the virus was found…

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that