How safe is it to carry groceries in reusable shopping bags?

Especially as scientific evidence shows that single-use plastic shopping bags are devastating for marine life (they are consistently among the top 10 items collected by the Ocean Conservancy’s annual International Coastal Cleanup). We spoke to Dr Darshna Yagnik, an immunologist from Middlesex University: “Regardless of the material the reusable bag is made from, it could carry the virus into your home.