Pine-Sol’s original cleaner has been approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a product that can kill the coronavirus on frequently used surfaces. Since Pine-Sol is currently available for purchase – unlike many other cleaning products – this adds another option for people who are cleaning surfaces thatContinue Reading

It’s a grim reality that’s playing out across the country as COVID-19 spreads beyond the meat plants that have captured the national spotlight. At least 60 food-processing facilities outside the meatpacking industry have seen outbreaks, with more than 1,000 workers diagnosed with the virus, according to a new study fromContinue Reading

This guidance is intended for all Americans, whether you own a business, run a school, or want to ensure the cleanliness and safety of your home. The EPA and CDC have produced a general framework for cleaning and disinfection practices. The framework is based on doing the following: Normal routineContinue Reading

They’re keeping the country fed during the crisis. Lawmakers are saying they shouldn’t die to do it. Several states and cities are now passing laws that protect grocery store and other essential workers by requiring businesses to provide protective gear such as masks and gloves. This will be difficult toContinue Reading

‘The coronavirus would likely survive better on artificial fibers such as polyester than on cotton’ This question hasn’t been studied yet. Some experts have noted that coronaviruses in general last a lot longer on a solid, nonporous surface compared to porous fabrics. ‘If you are a health-care provider and potentiallyContinue Reading

Disinfectant products need to be used properly to be most effective, health experts say. Common household cleaning products like soap or diluted bleach in water will kill the coronavirus on surfaces. However some other household cleaning products like vinegar have not shown to be effective at cleaning the virus fromContinue Reading

Many Americans will be exposed to COVID-19 over the next year or so with many people in the U.S. getting sick, a top CDC official said Monday, recommending that people over 60 and anyone with chronic medical conditions buckle down for a lengthy stay home. People over 60 and thoseContinue Reading