[Epoch Times November 21, 2021](Epoch Times reporter Luo Ya reported) A few days ago, many places in China said express parcels tested positive and issued urgent notices to remind people to be cautious about online shopping. The post office also announced the suspension of logistics due to the high risk of the epidemic. There are also experts in mainland China who argued that there is no need to be nervous, the package surface is dead and the virus will not be contagious, and the probability of logistics transmission is less than that of a car accident.
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In recent days, many places including Hohhot, Tieling, Liaoning, and Beijing have successively reported nucleic acid positive incidents in express packages, and many places have issued urgent notices to carefully mail-order products in epidemic areas.
18On Japan, the State Post Bureau of the Communist Party of China also issued an emergency notice that the delivery service in the medium- and high-risk areas will be suspended, and normal logistics will be resumed after the medium- and high-risk areas are lifted. The courier and the introduction, that is, whether the items that have been sent to the transfer station or are arranged to be returned the same way, so ask about the mailing service before online shopping.
The logistics company also introduced that now because express items have to be fully dissipated multiple timesEven if it is not in the affected area, the express delivery time will be delayed.
Zhang Liubo, an expert from the Chinese Communist Party’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention, suggested at a related press conference of the State Council that surface packaging should not be brought indoors or disinfected, and appropriate protection should be done when receiving express delivery.
However, the “Finance and Economics Magazine” of the mainland quoted a number of experts as saying that “there is no need to be overly nervous” and explained that the new coronavirus (CCP virus) will gradually die once it leaves the human body. A dead virus is not contagious.
The report quoted Jin Dongyan, a virology expert at the University of Hong Kong, saying, “The probability of an ordinary person being infected by the virus because of receiving a delivery is much lower than the probability of being hit by a car on the street.” “The risk of express delivery is lower than that of the cold chain. .”
Coincidentally, as early as January this year, the CCP authorities also frequently claimed that the surface of imported fruits and cold-chain packages imported from foreign countries tested positive for the CCP virus nucleic acid, including cod, cherries, American beer, etc., which caused panic among the people. .
The Chinese Communist Party once proposed to testCold chain foodAs an important policy for the new round of epidemic prevention.Shanghai Epidemic Prevention ExpertthenIt means, “I was infected because I bought something imported from abroad. So far, no case has occurred. The probability is lower than that of an air crash.”
At that time, Wu Zunyou, the chief epidemiologist of the CDC, also echoed that the chance of infection by buying contaminated food was extremely low.
The financial report also quoted an article by experts from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in April this year. Compared with direct contact and droplet transmission or air transmission, the risk of “material transmission” of the new coronavirus is lower, “generally less than one in ten thousand.”
And Zhang Hongtao, associate professor of research in the Department of Pathology and Experimental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, also told Finance and Economics that the virus must not only infect people, but must have complete virus particles and be active. If you only see the gene fragments, it is equivalent to seeing the corpse of the virus.
The financial report also stated, “Although the risk of infection in receiving regular express delivery is very low, the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued epidemic prevention guidelines for the express delivery industry, which can further reduce the risk of’material transmission’.”
Obviously this refers to the CDC’s trivial work.Some netizens criticized in a post after a financial article, “It’s very embarrassing! The virus is still alive in the hands of consumers a few days later, it is really going to dominate the world.”
Former U.S. Army Research Institute Virology Researcher, PhD in MicrobiologyLin XiaoxuEarlier, it was emphasized that the virus itself is mainly transmitted through the air and aerosols, so the vast majority of human infections are through respiratory tract infections, rather than contact with objects. He also believes that local officials and the CCP will not rule out the pandemic.
He believes that preventing airborne transmission should still be the focus of epidemic prevention and is the first. The easiest way to spread contact is to wash your hands frequently, avoid picking your nostrils, wiping your eyes, etc. This can basically be prevented, and most workers will wear gloves when they touch objects.
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