What’s the Deal With Coronavirus and Surface Spread?

Updated guidance from the CDC provides new details about the virus’ transmission patterns

Uncertainty about Covid-19’s ability to spread through surfaces can make it seem like no surface is ever clean enough. Maybe you’ve found yourself in the absurd situation of wiping down a box of Cheerios, or disinfecting bicycle handles until the rubber starts to flake. Such efforts are understandable — in the face of uncertainty, better to be safe than sorry.




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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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