(I guess they figure Biden has unpacked now, and has the White House as his home location on Uber-Elderly)
It’s time to stop obsessively Clorox-ing every surface and object, U.S. health officials announced Monday.
An army of sanitizing robots, round-the-clock cleaning staffs and UV lamp-wielding workers is being called of by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has deemed the risk of contracting COVID-19 by touching surfaces ‘low.’
Schools, businesses, and households have spent millions collectively over the past year in an effort to step up cleaning practices and make their spaces safer – or at least to make them feel safer.
It has given rise to the term ‘hygiene theater,’ referring to the suspicion that most of these high-tech sanitization practices are a waste of time and money, as reported by The Atlantic.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) latest guidance update confirms that the benefits of constant scrubbing and disinfectant-dousing robots do not outweigh the risks of contracting coronavirus from a contaminated surface.
(We at Vlad Tepes have been referring to this as “medical theatre since it started)