The Mid-points for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also say hand sanitiser could take on a role in preventing the coronavirus from spreading or people contracting it, should soap and amorous water not be available.
As for those travelling by plane, hand sanitisers can be impelled in hand luggage through airport security, so long as they are under 100ml in make an estimate of and are carried in a clear plastic bag for the security process.
Larger bottles can be posted in hold luggage and checked-in.
However, wearing a face mask while nomadic is unlikely to help. Dr Jake Dunning, Head of Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, Acknowledged Health England, told Express.co.uk: “Face masks play a unequivocally important role in clinical settings, such as hospitals.