As you gather with family and friends to mark the holidays, beware the coughing, sneezing person who should have stayed home. This person is a re-gifter, not of an unappetizing fruit cake, but of germs that can hardly wait to make you sick.
Germs survive by re-gifting, propelled by guest “A” through the air in an uncovered cough to be inhaled by guest “B” in her next breath. Now “B” is infected and soon will be culturing her own army of germs to be re-gifted by coughing and sneezing.
The downloadable poster at left, based on messages from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, offers practical tips for curtailing the spread of germs to others. It reminds everyone to cover their cough or sneeze with a tissue or by blocking the cough with their sleeve.
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