New Delhi: How difficult is it to not touch your face? Very difficult. Especially when you are conscious and have been asked to not touch your face. But if there is any proved method to contain the spread of the deadly virus, it’s not touching your face. Also Read - Coronavirus in India: 2 Fresh Cases Reported From Ladakh, Total Number Reaches 34
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A video of Santa Clara County Public Health Department director, Sara Cody, has gone viral where she is addressing a press meet asking people to not touch the nose, mouth and the eyes. She was reading out a press note, the pages of which needed to be turned over. And she did exactly what she asked people to not do. She touched her tongue and turned over the page with her saliva. We can agree that staying away from touching the face is difficult. But there are other ways to turn over pages!
US politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, too, was seen touching her face moment after she advised people how to stay away from coronavirus.
The Washington Post has a collection of all such videos, underlying the veracity of the saying: Easier said than done.
People are apparently even getting itchy sensation after watching these videos.