You won't believe how this doctor thinks he contracted coronavirus

A doctor has spoken out about he thinks he managed to get coronavirus, and the answer might surprise you.

Published Fri, May 15 2020 8:34 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

By now, you probably know all of the common ways you can contract a coronavirus COVID-19 infection, but have you heard of this way?

You won't believe how this doctor thinks he contracted coronavirus 13 |

Dr. Joseph Fair, who is a virologist and epidemiologist that recently contracted the coronavirus, spoke to NBC News about how he thinks he picked up the virus. Fair says that he believes he picked up the virus while aboard a recent flight that he was on, and that the virus entered his system through his eyes as that was the only part of his body that didn't have protection.

Fair said this to NBC, "I had a mask on, I had gloves on, I did my normal wipes routine ... but obviously, you can still get it through your eyes. And, of course, I wasn't wearing goggles on the flight." Fair went on to remind everyone that contraction through the eyes is still very possible, and just because it's not a common way to spread infection, it shouldn't go unnoticed or undiscussed. Here's what he said, "That's one of the three known routes of getting this infection that we just don't pay a lot of attention to. We tend to pay attention to the nose and mouth, because that is the most common route."

Depending on the likelihood of the virus spreading through people's eyes, we could possibly start to see the adoption of safety goggles, or clear glasses.

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