Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Don’t mix drinking and coronavirus.As the coronavirus outbreak continues to impact daily life across the nation, several states have seen a spike in alcohol sales. While some experts have speculated that this may be due to people trying to stock up before stay-at-home orders are issued, it still appears that many are handling social distancing with a drink in their hand. According to the Mayo Clinic, drinking too much alcohol can have a negative impact on the body’s immune system. On its website, the Mayo Clinic says that excessive drinking can make it harder for the body to resist disease. (iStock)CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPOf course, this begs the question, if everyone is staying home to stay healthy amid a viral outbreak, is drinking hindering that effort?Dr. Shannon Sovndal, an ER doctor and author of “Fragile,” spoke with Fox News and explained the effect alcohol has on the body.”People drink because it mellows them,” he said. “Well, alcohol has a similar effect on the immune system, making it slow and lethargic.” He also explained how light drinking (having one drink a day)


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