The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published new guidelines about COVID-19 transmission. It says the virus is spread mainly from person-to-person contact. And goes on to say the virus does not spread easily from touching infected surfaces or objects.

Regardless, the CDC still recommends frequent hand washing.

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This segment aired May 20, 2020.