Horrifying video shows how coronavirus spreads at the grocery store

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  • Researchers in Finland created a high-tech simulation showing how tiny particles can spread in a confined space like a grocery store after a cough or sneeze.
  • The findings show exactly how a person infected with the novel coronavirus would spread it, and why strict hygiene and social distancing measures are mandatory.
  • Tiny aerosol particles that can carry the virus can linger in the air for several minutes or even longer in a closed space, posing a risk to anyone walking through the invisible particle cloud.
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Buying food and supplies during the COVID-19 shutdown can be a real challenge, and we’ve already explained what steps to take to ensure you’re as protected as possible while you’re out shopping. Proper planning, respecting social distancing rules, and using disinfectant at various points during your shopping experience are things to keep in mind. Also important is cleaning anything that may have been contaminated when you get home, from the clothes you wear to the packages you bring in. You’ll also need to remember to wash your hands multiple times every step of the way.

New CDC guidelines advise the use of face masks in public to reduce the risk of getting the virus being infected or spreading the infection. This wasn’t a requirement until a few weeks ago, but it turns out that wearing any sort of mask, even the ones you make yourself (here’s how to make DIY coronavirus face masks), can really help. A series of studies have shown that it’s not just coughing and sneezing that can spread the novel coronavirus. Something as simple as talking can also spread COVID-19 via micro-droplets that float in the air. And now, we have a simulation of how the coronavirus might spread at the grocery store.

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