While there is no published evidence of contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from touching food or food packaging that came in contact with the virus due to coughing or sneezing from an infected person, the virus can survive on surfaces and objects for a certain amount of time which made transmission from food pack possible.
Proper nutrition and hydration are vital as people who eat a well-balanced diet tend to be healthier with stronger immune systems and lower risk of chronic
illnesses and infectious diseases.
According to the Head, Dept of Botany Professor Olusola Oyetunji stated that people should be cautious on what to eat.
Professor Oyetunji admonished people to eat variety of fresh and unprocessed foods every day to get the vitamins, minerals, protein and antioxidants the body needs.
The Don also advocate for governments at all levels to found a possible alternative to the cure of COVID 19.