Don't Waste Money Hoarding These 20 Items During the Coronavirus Outbreak

18. Latex gloves are missing the point

woman doctor wears medical gloves
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Like N95 masks, leave the gloves to the front-line workers.

If you’re in quarantine at home, there's little point to wearing gloves. If you leave the house to go grocery shopping, remember that gloves can pick up viruses just as easily as your bare hands.

The key is not your hands, but your face. Remember to wash up when you return home and carry hand sanitizer while on-the-go. Try not to touch your face, and don’t eat without washing your hands first.