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Why are kids told to not come to school if pinkeye?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Contagious
Pinkeye (bacterial conjuctivitis) is highly contagious.
Kids naturally like to touch things and their face without good hygiene. So, it's a bad combo to have kids and a contagious infection.

In brief: Contagious
Pinkeye (bacterial conjuctivitis) is highly contagious.
Kids naturally like to touch things and their face without good hygiene. So, it's a bad combo to have kids and a contagious infection.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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