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Some states and cities put their single-use plastic bag bans on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, as grocery stores banned reusable shopping bags.

But science doesn't support fears — and the plastic industry's claims — that reusable bags are more likely to spread the coronavirus than single-use plastics. Julie Grant of The Allegheny Front reports.

This segment aired on October 6, 2020.

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