Is apple picking considered high risk for COVID-19?

Dr. Jen Ashton answers questions about fall activities, mask wearing and more.
1:28 | 09/28/20

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All right, Dr. Jen Ashton is here with some key covid questions. As the fall season gets under way, probably should have asked you about this before I did it this weekend, are activities like apple or pumpkin picking considered high-risk for potential covid-19 spread? I had my mask on. I saw that. I'm proud of you. Listen, you're not going to see official CDC guidelines on every single fall and winter activity. But let's look at this as the way we've been talking about knit the past. Outdoors, generally safer, you can wear masks very important, you can distance six or more feet apart, so as long as you should keep your hands clean, I think it's a relatively low covid risk. And they suspended some the hayrides and other activities for covid-19. And last one, can dogs detect covid-19 infection using their sense of smell? Definitive, no. But we're looking at it here in the United States, Finland, other countries, dogs has an exquisite olfactory system. They can detect certain type of cancers. I love the field of veterinary medicine getting involved in human medicine here, and we'll hear more about this. Not a definitive test but a screening. All right, thank you so much. Folks, you can submit your questions to Dr. Jen on her Instagram @drjashton. Our next guest taught us how

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