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Wharton, NJ
A 19-year-old female asked:

how can i avoid getting bronchitis? my roommate came back with it and she coughs a lot & never covers her mouth. she doesn't want to leave either

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
Get new roommate or: Stay more than 3 feet away from her when she coughs. Use alcohol based hand sanitizer frequently. Avoid touching your face, mouth or nose.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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