It turns out that there are several effective preventive measures. It is necessary to use disinfectant wet wipes, an antiseptic gel, and often wash your hands with soap and water. Kelly Reynolds, professor of microbiology at the University of Arizona, spoke about this in an interview. How to avoid getting coronavirus on an airplane?
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It is important to wash your hands frequently with soap and water. The scientist notes that the risk of infection during the flight is shallow. However, she advises travelers to carefully wipe the surfaces with which their hands rest such as an armrest, a table. The expert recommends that tourists put on special washable covers on the plane’s seats, which you can take on board with you.
“Studies have shown that hand sanitizers and sanitizing wipes are effective against bacteria and viruses, which are much more difficult to kill than coronavirus,” says Reynolds.
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Disinfectant wet wipes must be used and in addition, the expert notes that face masks and gloves are not an effective way to protect against the virus, as people misuse them.
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Sources: Today Lifestyle