Fruits in many places tested positive, experts: “human-to-human transmission” should be prevented

(People’s Daily Health Client Reporter Gao Ruirui) “The ‘human-to-human’ of the new coronavirus is often detected, which is not a particularly rare phenomenon, so don’t panic.” Professor Li Jun, director of the Department of Infectious Diseases of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Hospital, told Health Times reporter, if the contact is a positive patient, whether it is through respiratory droplets or hands infected with the virus, the contact objects may cause infection, because the virus can survive on the surface of the object for a certain period of time, so be sure to wash your hands frequently and pay attention to daily Hygiene habits.

On April 17, according to “Shenyang Release” WeChat news, during routine monitoring of Bajiazi fruit wholesale market in Dadong District, Shenyang City found a batch of cherry tomatoes inside and outside packaging of new coronavirus nucleic acid. The test results were all positive. After analysis and judgment by experts, it is believed that the market currently has a large risk of epidemic transmission. The Bajiazi Fruit Wholesale Market in Dadong District is temporarily closed for management. After the terminal disinfection and disinfection effect evaluation are qualified, the market will resume normal operation.

Since April, fruits in many places have tested positive

People’s Daily Health Client sorted out public information and found that since April, Many imported fruits tested positive.

According to the news from the “Shenyang Center for Disease Control and Prevention” on WeChat on the 13th, during routine monitoring of a fruit market on Dongmao Road, Dadong District, Shenyang City found a batch of cherry tomatoes inside and outside the packaging of the new coronavirus. The nucleic acid tests are all positive. Citizens and friends who have purchased cherry tomatoes since April 7 are requested to report to the CDC in their community or jurisdiction as soon as possible, and cooperate with the follow-up nucleic acid testing, health monitoring and other epidemic prevention and control measures.

On April 13, Qiyang City, Hunan Province issued a notice saying that a batch of fresh coconuts imported from Thailand were found in Zhengzhou City and tested positive for their nucleic acid. Through flow investigation and traceability, it was found that one batch of imported fresh coconuts involved in the epidemic (30 boxes, 10 catties per box) had been delivered to 6 stores in Qiyang City from April 7 to April 9.

On April 3, according to the Haicheng Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jiucan Fruit Store in Qifang Market, Donggang City purchased a batch of imported dragon fruit. Positive report.

On April 3, according to the Benxi Center for Disease Control and Prevention, a batch of imported dragon fruits related to the epidemic flowed into Benxi. After investigation, Lishengda Fruit Wholesale Department in Pingshan District, Benxi City purchased a total of 35 pieces of the same batch of dragon fruit on March 29 and 31.

Experts: Wash your hands frequently and pay attention to personal hygiene habits

“Because the environment where the fruit is located is relatively closed, the surrounding air viruses can slowly attach to the surface of the fruit. It may be infected, especially in some high-risk areas, and the virus infection rate in the surrounding environment is relatively high, so, especially some fruit packaging, need to be properly handled to avoid human infection.” Professor Li Jun analyzed. .

“For this reason, people must pay attention to personal hygiene habits when they come into contact with items that are not particularly clean, and the most important thing is to wash their hands frequently, because these mucous membranes are easily contaminated by viruses, or After contact, the virus can also enter other parts of our body through this route, so before eating fruit, it must be cleaned, and only washing with running water itself can play a good role in cleaning and prevention. “Professor Li Jun said.

The “Safety Consumption Tips for the Recent Purchase of Imported Cold Chain Food and Fruit” issued by the Taizhou Municipal Market Supervision and Administration Bureau of Zhejiang Province suggests that citizens should go to regular supermarkets or Buy in the market, do not buy imported cold chain food and imported fruits from unknown sources. Try to avoid online shopping, purchasing on behalf of others, and overseas shopping for cold chain food and imported fruits. When receiving express delivery or mailing packages, you should take personal protection, disinfect the surface of the items, and wash your hands and disinfect them immediately after handling the package delivery.