Will seafood and meat become a source of infection? Expert response

As for the possibility that frozen and frozen seafood and meat could be a source of infection, Li Ning, deputy director and researcher of the National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, said that based on the opinions of relevant authorities of international organizations and existing evidence, the possibility is very small.
The world health organization, the European food safety authority, the German institute for risk assessment and authoritative organizations and institutions such as the United States centers for disease control and prevention has a clear point of view, and point of view is consistent, that is – will be coronavirus is mainly transmitted by respiratory droplets and people contact together, through the digestive tract infection possibility is very small.
To date there is no evidence of virus transmission from novel Coronavirus and these ideas are publicly available on the websites of the World Health Organization and those of these institutions.
So far, more than 10 million cases have been reported globally, and more than 80,000 cases have been confirmed in our country.

In addition, li ning also mentioned the United States military medical institute of infectious diseases lead to conduct a study, the research is mainly to will be coronavirus inoculation on the pig skin to the hair look at different temperatures, will be coronavirus stability of survival, the aim of this study is to use pig skin to simulate the hand of the skin, to predict the virus in the survival time in the skin of a man’s hand.
“Novel Coronavirus can live on pig skin,” she said, adding that the novel Coronavirus study is another reminder of the importance of washing your hands frequently and keeping them clean during epidemic prevention and control.

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