Coronavirus may enter into body through eyes: new study

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Baltimore: The coronavirus can enter into the host person’s body through eyes, a new study claims here.

The latest study was carried out by the scientists at the Johns Hopkins University.

The researchers said that the virus might enter into the body of a person if droplets from a sneeze or a cough of a patient person fall into his eyes.

They said the the virus attacks ACE 2 Receptor present in a body. This ACE2 Receptor is present in eyes, they added.

The scientists have recommended the frontline doctors and paramedics treating the coronavirus patients to wear special glasses.