China’s top Covid-19 expert has called for more study of the so-called environmental spread of the disease. Photo: AP China’s top Covid-19 expert has called for more study of the so-called environmental spread of the disease. Photo: AP
China’s top Covid-19 expert has called for more study of the so-called environmental spread of the disease. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Chinese expert calls for more investigation into ‘environmental spread’ of Covid-19

  • Questions of whether disease can be transmitted via food packaging and other surfaces ‘require us to find patterns and study preventive measures’, Zhong Nanshan says
  • But Hong Kong professor says there is little evidence to suggest the virus is spread via cold chain products

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China’s top Covid-19 expert has called for more study of the so-called environmental spread of the disease. Photo: AP China’s top Covid-19 expert has called for more study of the so-called environmental spread of the disease. Photo: AP
China’s top Covid-19 expert has called for more study of the so-called environmental spread of the disease. Photo: AP
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