COVID-19 Impressions & Misconceptions in the US and UK

April 17, 2020
Grace Halsey
Grace Halsey

One-quarter of US and UK adults indicated a package from China may transmit the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Click through more perceptions, true and false, from a recent survey.

“Yes,” one can become infected with SARS-CoV-2 by receiving a package from China, agreed one-quarter of UK and US adults surveyed online by Pascal Geldsetzer, MD, MPH, PhD, division of primary care and population health, department of medicine, at Stanford University in California.More than one-third of survey respondents in both countries also selected options for preventing COVID-19 infection that included rinsing the nose with saline and gargling with mouthwash.