From the New York Times news section:
As the C.D.C. has been saying for months, the coronavirus is not thought to spread easily via contaminated surfaces. https://t.co/boTgLjYrVW
— NYT Science (@NYTScience) May 23, 2020
… But this information is not new: The C.D.C. has been using similar language for months. If anything, the headlines have pulled into sharper focus what we already know about the virus.