How to stay safe while buying groceries during the pandemic – Business Insider

As states begin to reopen after lockdown and ease social-distancing restrictions, many people are resuming activities including grocery shopping. While shopping for groceries, you don’t have to be as worried about contamination from food or food packaging as you do from other people nearby. To stay safe, wear a face mask at all times, and wash your hands vigorously after returning home and unpacking. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.Wear a mask, but skip the gloves. Don’t sanitize the apples. And if you are older than 65, it’s probably best to still order your groceries online.As a food virologist, I hear a lot of questions from people about the coronavirus risks in grocery stores and how to stay safe while shopping for food amid the pandemic. Here are answers to some
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