And it's especially important to keep your distance from other people, particularly if they appear sick - though, of course, it's possible to be infected without showing symptoms.
"I would think. if it's an outdoor surface, that's something we're likely gonna get to sooner than later than we would to an indoor surface", Murphy said during his daily coronavirus briefing in Trenton.
But the new guidelines, issued this week, said "this is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads".
The CDC also challenged the general perception that the virus can easily spread from animals to people. Dr. Manny Alvarez, a Fox News contributor and chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey, shares advice on extra precautions you can take if you're pregnant during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The CDC made another giant font change to its website, clarifying what sources are not major risks.
"It is possible that a person could contract COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes", the CDC site now says.
As researchers have learned more about the virus, they discovered that it mostly spreads from person-to-person through respiratory droplets.
Nursing homes have been noted too to be hotspots for the spread of COVID-19, with the close proximity of residents contributing to the spread within those facilities. Close contact means within about 6 feet, the distance at which a sneeze flings heavy droplets.
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine earlier found that viable coronavirus could live on surfaces such as plastic and stainless steel for three days and it can survive on cardboard for up to 24 hours.
Other ways the virus doesn't easily spread are from animals to people or people to animals, the CDC's updated webpage says. "Our transmission language has not changed", Nordlund said, according to news reports. The reason why the CDC changed its vocabulary today might leave people confused. "Just don't wipe down food with disinfectant".
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Montour, Snyder counties going green
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OH missing teen Madison Bell found safe
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