Frozen food could spread COVID-19: China


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A file photo of a shopper in Beijing Contact with frozen food packaging contaminated by living coronavirus could cause infection, China's disease control authority says. The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made the conclusion after it detected and isolated living coronavirus on the outer packaging of frozen cod. The CDC was trying to trace the virus in an outbreak reported last week in the city of Qingdao, the agency said on its website. The finding, a world first, suggests it is possible for the virus to be conveyed over long distances via frozen goods, the CDC said....