May 2020

CDC Now Says COVID-19 ‘Does Not Spread Easily’ via Contaminated Surfaces

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) no longer considers “surfaces or objects” to be a major threat as far as the spread of coronavirus. CDC, via website According to the CDC, the virus is also not transmittable between humans and animals. Person-to-person transmission, including via respiratory droplets, is still the main way the virus spreads. The CDC continues to emphasize the need for "practical and realistic" precautions to stop the spread.