How does pink eye spread?

Prevent spread. Now that you know how it is spread, work to prevent spreading to those around you. Wash your hands a lot! don't shake hands, share pens, towels or pillows. Wash your hands again! the best thing you can do is not give this to your family friends and coworkers.
Infectious pinkeye. Most pink eye is due to virus and requires direct contact such as fingers to a doorknob, etc. It is not spread through the air like the common cold. It also requires a susceptible individual.