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Is antibacterial ointment in nostril at all useful in adding defence against & stopping air borne germs like the flu? I know shot is better defense. Unable to get.

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

This will not work.

In brief: No

This will not work.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Antibacterial ointment will not help prevent a person from catching the flu virus.
Just wear a mask like the doctors do. Masks can be purchased at any drugstore.

In brief: No

Antibacterial ointment will not help prevent a person from catching the flu virus.
Just wear a mask like the doctors do. Masks can be purchased at any drugstore.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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