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How can i prevent getting the flu if someone else in my home might have it?

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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Wash hands!: The #1 way to prevent disease is to wash your hands. Wash them every time you come home, every time you use the bathroom, before you prepare any food, before you eat, and after you touch your face. If everyone in your home does this, you will significantly cut the spread of disease. No special soap needed, just soap and water.

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