Coronavirus RNA was found on a cruise ship 17 days after passengers left. What are the risks of handling packages and groceries?
Dr Akiko Iwasaki, professor of immunology at Yale University
Dr Julia Marcus, infectious disease epidemiologist and professor in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School
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