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Will wearing safety glasses help protect you from the corona virus?

According to experts, safety glasses act as a protective shield against the virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the virus is usually transmitted through droplets from an infected person's coughing or sneezing, and these droplets can travel to another person's body through their nose, mouth, or in some cases, their eyes. prof. Dr. Gershon noted that it is common in healthcare to use "eye protection equipment when there is a risk of exposure to droplets from sneezing."

Stating that glasses are a good preventive idea, Prof. “The glasses act as a barrier that prevents us from touching our eyes,” Gershon said. Stating that protective glasses are a "simple and easy solution" to prevent exposure to the virus, Prof. Gershon warns, however, that glasses should be used in addition to regular precautions, such as face protection and avoidance of sick people.


Manhattan Infusion Infusion's co-founder, Dr. Jake Deutsch also told the New York Post that Dr. Noting that he agreed with Gershon, he said, "It's helpful to wear glasses against killer viruses." New York University School of Public Health Professor of epidemiology Dr. Robin Gershon said, "Wearing glasses can be a good measure against the corona virus, but the most important precaution is to comply with other health rules.




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