A customer wearing a protective mask and gloves at a supermarket in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Bloomberg A customer wearing a protective mask and gloves at a supermarket in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Bloomberg
A customer wearing a protective mask and gloves at a supermarket in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Bloomberg

Explainer |
How to stay safe while buying groceries amid the coronavirus pandemic

  • A food virologist answers common questions about Covid-19 risks in grocery stores
  • What you touch on the shelves is less of a concern than who breathes on you and other surfaces you might come in contact with in a store

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A customer wearing a protective mask and gloves at a supermarket in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Bloomberg A customer wearing a protective mask and gloves at a supermarket in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Bloomberg
A customer wearing a protective mask and gloves at a supermarket in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Bloomberg
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