PBS NewsHour

How focus on surface cleaning can distract from virus spread

Clip: 09/22/2020 | 6m 12s Video has closed captioning.

Our understanding of how the novel coronavirus spreads is still evolving. Early in the pandemic, there was great concern about the potential for infection from surface contact. But since then, evidence has pointed to human-to-human transmission as the primary vehicle of infection. Yet this research is not necessarily being broadly communicated to the American public. Stephanie Sy reports.

Aired: 09/22/20

Rating: NR

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