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These simple steps to limit the risks associated with food purchases

2020-03-25T19:03:40.351Z

OUR ADVICE - The virus can remain active on food, but certain procedures prevent contamination.



In these pandemic times, shopping for food and preparing food looks like an obstacle course. In theory, all you have to do is touch a surface contaminated with the still active (infecting) virus and then touch your face to be infected.

In theory, because in practice after a period usually of a few hours, and more rarely a few days, depending on the amount of virus deposited and the ambient conditions, there is no longer any trace of the virus. And if there are still, it would no longer be infectious after two or three hours, according to a recent study.

The important thing is to respect the barrier measures, if you stay a meter from the others you do not risk much unless your neighbor sneezes in your face!

Pr François Bricaire

"Do not panic because we are going to do our shopping, insists on behalf of the Academy of Medicine, Professor François Bricaire (infectiologist), the important thing is to respect the barrier measures, if you stay within a meter of others you don't risk much unless your neighbor sneezes in your face! ” But what also worries is the risk of being contaminated by buying foodstuffs

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Source: lefigaro

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