If you eat out, coronavirus could be on the menu.
People infected with COVID-19 around the US are twice as likely as people who are uninfected to have dined at a restaurant in the past two weeks, a new study has found.
Researchers questioned patients from 10 states about their recent activities — including whether they had gone to a bar, gym, salon or a house of worship — and they found a large number of the sick had eaten out.
“Adults with confirmed COVID-19… were approximately twice as likely as were control-participants to have reported dining at a restaurant in the 14 days before becoming ill,” wrote the researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as other institutions.
The study did not reveal any major differences between those with and without the virus when it came to shopping, going to an office, a gym, or a salon. There was also little difference for those