Olga OKHRIMENKO, “FACTS”
The Ministry of health debunked the myth that the causative coronavirus infection COVID-19 can get into the house with dirty street shoes. The latest recommendations from the world health organization say that during the epidemic of the coronavirus, there is no need in any additional disinfection of shoes or sneakers.
“The probability of getting COVID-19 shoes and infection thus people is very small” — say who. “The shoes are not in contact with the respiratory tract, removing it and washing your hands, you should not worry about the infection“—added in the Ministry of health.
Doctors believe that during a pandemic, it is sufficient to observe the usual sanitary measures: to leave shoes at the entrance to the house, there to wear house Slippers, not to let small children crawl and play where you leave your street shoes. It will be useful for prevention of other infections, in addition COVID-19. “Such measures will help prevent contact with dirt or waste that can get on the sole of the Shoe, “as explained in the who.
Earlier, the doctors confirmed that the coronavirus will not protect the cleaners, and disinfecting things can only be the Laundry — microwaves for this purpose is useless. Hot climate especially does not protect against the spread of the virus.