-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Viruses that cause the common cold or flu
are spread in droplets produced when a person coughs or sneezes, a
process the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls
Virus- or bacteria-laden droplets also can spread disease when a
person touches a contaminated surface, then touches their own eyes,
nose or mouth, the agency says.
The CDC offers these suggestions to help prevent the spread of
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