China finds COVID infection risk on frozen food packaging


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A worker for China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention swabs frozen fish for coronavirus testing at Wandong market in Guiyang on July 1. © Reuters October 18, 2020 00:05 JST | China Copy Copied BEIJING (Reuters) -- China's disease control authority said on Saturday that contact with frozen food packaging contaminated by living new coronavirus could cause infection. The conclusion came as the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) detected and isolated living coronavirus on the outer packaging of frozen cod during efforts to trace the virus in an outbreak reported last week in the city of...