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CDC states that coronavirus does not spread easily from contaminated surfaces or animals.

Risk in the spread of coronavirus via touching contaminated surfaces or animals is comparatively low.

Risk in the spread of coronavirus via touching contaminated surfaces or animals is comparatively low.The latest update by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that touching contaminated surfaces or objects and then touching one's mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes is not the main reason for the spread of coronavirus. CDC also added that the virus could spread from animals to people, but as of now, the spread of the virus from animals to humans is low. The coronavirus could transmit easily in humans via close contact with an infected person or through the respiratory droplets.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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