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.

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1. Why should I cover my cough?
2. How do I stop the spread of germs if I am sick?
3. How can I stay healthy?
4. What additional steps can I take to stay healthy?
5. When you are at a hospital or clinic