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Does consumption of meat expose more to the Virus, If yes, what kind of meat? I had Chicken/Mutton/Beef/Pork in last few days, should I be screened for COVID-19?

Verified By Apollo Pulmonologist March 11, 2020 5457 0
Is Meat-Eating Linked to The Coronavirus.
Is Meat-Eating Linked to The Coronavirus.

Though the virus is believed to have originated in bats, there is no there’s no evidence that meat-eating (Chicken/Mutton/Beef/Pork) is linked to the coronavirus.

The disease can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales. These droplets land on objects and surfaces around the person. People can also catch COVID-19 by touching these objects or surfaces, then touching their eyes, nose or mouth. In addition, people can catch COVID-19 if they breathe in droplets from a person with COVID-19 who coughs out or exhales droplets. This is why it is important to stay more than 1 meter (3 feet) away from a person who is sick.

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