Answers from 5 experts to the question 'Can I eat at a restaurant for Corona?'
the transportation of patients who are unlikely to survive is being stopped . Meanwhile, five experts explain 'whether or not you can eat at a restaurant in Corona.'
Infection with the new coronavirus is spreading all over the world, and in the United States, due to lack of beds,
Would you eat indoors at a restaurant? We asked five health experts
◆ You should take out without eating at the restaurant
Laurie Archibald Panon, an associate professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, ate out three times a week before the pandemic, but has eaten once since March 2020 due to the spread of the new coronavirus. Is not ... According to Mr. Panon, there is a risk of getting infected with the new coronavirus just by removing the mask during a short time eating in the restaurant. Mr. Panon seems to support restaurants that have fallen into a financial crisis due to the corona disaster by taking out instead of eating at the restaurant.
aerosol infection ' increases when there are nearby groups who are talking loudly and spreading the virus around.
◆ The restaurant has dangerous conditions
According to Thomas Rosso, a professor at Buffalo Medical College, general restaurants are small and poorly ventilated, and they spend a lot of time in certain places, so they are infected with the new coronavirus compared to large stores like supermarkets. The risk is high. In addition, the risk of '
In addition, in a study on people infected with the new coronavirus and airflow in restaurants, there were cases where people who were eating 20 feet (about 6 meters) away from people infected with the new coronavirus were infected with the new coronavirus. It has become clear. From this, Rosso says that it is difficult to prevent virus infection even if you are far enough away, and recommends using takeout when you want to eat out.
reports that restaurants are the main source of infection with the new coronavirus, so people who have never been infected with the new coronavirus and have not acquired immunity should not eat at the restaurant.
◆ If you are immune to the new coronavirus, you can eat at a restaurant.
Sue Mattison, a professor of pharmacy at Drake University, who has also been infected with the new coronavirus, says that people who have been infected with the new coronavirus and have acquired immunity can eat at a restaurant.
However, there are
◆ There are not enough beds due to the spread of the new coronavirus.
Ryan Welt, a family medicine instructor at the University of Michigan, believes that many indoor rallies before and after Thanksgiving resulted in a significant increase in the number of people infected with the new coronavirus in the United States and a shortage of beds. And insists that eating indoors should be stopped.
He also said that basic infectious disease measures such as 'refrain from going out,' 'maintain social distance,' and 'wash hands' should be continued in order to protect family and friends even after vaccination with the new coronavirus vaccine. I will.
◆ Eating at a restaurant carries great risks
Catherine Brown, an associate professor of health at the University of Tennessee, says she uses takeaway on a regular basis but never eats at restaurants. Unlike family and friends who know where they went and who they contacted, it is difficult to determine the risk of being infected with the new coronavirus because they cannot know the behavior history of other customers or clerk who eat at the restaurant. .. In addition, Tennessee, where Mr. Brown lives, has the second highest number of infected people per 100,000 in the United States, so eating at a restaurant has a high probability of contacting people infected with the new coronavirus. It is pointed out that it will be.
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