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To prevent flu, when i come home, do i have to take a shower, wash clothes, clean my phone and groceries i just bought with alcohol?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not necessary: The best protection is for you and your family to get a flu shot.Wash hands often and keep away from face.Use hand sanitizers between washes and do not share straws,utensils.Cleaning the phone often helps and can do the other things mentained bit may be to the extreme.

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