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Why should I cover my cough? Serious respiratory illnesses like influenza, respiratory
 

Summary: Why should I cover my cough?
Serious respiratory illnesses like influenza, respiratory
syncytial virus (RSV), whooping cough and Severe Acute
Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) are spread by:
Coughing or sneezing
Unclean hands
These illnesses spread easily in crowded
places where people are in close contact.
How do I stop the spread
of germs if I am sick?
Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue
every time you cough or sneeze.
Throw the used tissue in a waste basket.
If you don't have a
tissue, sneeze or cough
into your sleeve.
After coughing or
sneezing, always clean
your hands with soap
and water or an

  

Source: Argerami, Martin - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Regina

 

Collections: Mathematics