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How coronavirus can enter the body through the eyes

By Guardian Exclusive
20 May 2020   |   6:06 pm
As the world continues to seek for a lasting solution to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, researchers in the US are affirming that the virus can be transmitted through the eyes and are now suggesting what their counterparts in China had earlier suggested; that protection from the virus should extend to wearing goggles or face shields, not just facemasks.⁣

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