Food poisoning from staphylococcus aureus

9. Realize that covering up your face is not an excuse to not social distance:  … “Extremely small particles, including the virus itself, might pass through the spaces that allow air to pass,” explained Stephen Berger, M.D., an infectious disease expert and co-founder of GIDEON, the Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network. He adds that facial coverings do not cover the eyes, which is another channel in which the virus can be transmitted. “And face masks do not protect our hands, clothing, objects that we may be carrying,” says Berger. “All of these are exposed to contaminated secretions and might infect us at some later time.”