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Grocery checkout lane can pose biggest risk for virus exposure

Posted at 1:38 PM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-02 19:31:31-04

NEVADA (KTNV) — An epidemiologist with the University of California says the checkout lane is an area of a grocery store that has the highest virus exposure risk.

Customers and cashiers usually stand near one another while handling the products.


Currently, some of the largest retailers have put up sneeze guards and provided masks for workers.

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