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Obsessively cleaning surfaces for COVID-19 unnecessary and may do more harm than good, CDC says – MLive.com

‘Hygiene theater’ can contribute to false sense of security, experts say

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Obsessively cleaning surfaces to get rid of COVID-19 germs is typically unnecessary hygiene theater and may go more harm than good by contributing to a false sense of security, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control.
CDC determined that the risk of surface transmission is low, and secondary to the primary routes of virus transmission through direct contact droplets and aerosols, Vincent Hill, Chief of the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch, told CNN during a CDC-sponsored telephone…

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