CDC: "How It Spreads," "Water Transmission and COVID-19,” “Cleaning and Disinfection for Households,” “Frequently Asked Questions.”
FDA: "Food safety and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19),” “Shopping for Food During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Information for Consumers.”
Harvard Medical School: "Coronavirus Resource Center."
Journal of Hospital Infection: "Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents."
New England Journal of Medicine: "Aerosol and surface stability of SARS-CoV-2 as compared with SARS-CoV-1."
News release, National Institutes of Health.
Purdue University: "Don't fear eating your fruits and veggies as virus concerns grip nation."
UC Davis: "Safe Handling of Fruits and Vegetables,” “COVID-19 FAQs for health professionals.”
Emerging Infectious Diseases: “Aerosol and Surface Distribution of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Hospital Wards, Wuhan, China, 2020.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Coronavirus (COVID-19): Frequently Asked Questions.”
Houston Methodist: “How Long Can Coronavirus Survive on Surfaces?”
Mayo Clinic: “Can COVID-19 (coronavirus) spread through food, water, surfaces and pets?”
Hackensack Meridian Health: “Can You Get Coronavirus From Packages and Mail?”
Cleveland Clinic Health Essentials: “Can Coronavirus Live on the Bottoms of Shoes?”
The Lancet: “SARS-CoV-2 shedding and infectivity.”