Do you need to change and wash your clothes after visiting the grocery store?

‘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 potentially subject to a high density of virus, the answer is different. But for most of us, it is all about our hands and face.’

Sarah Fortune, a professor and chair of the department of immunology and infectious diseases at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health