is spread from person to person via respiratory droplets released when a person coughs, sneezes, laughs, or talks.
can live in a person's throat without causing symptoms, so you can even get it from a person who doesn't look sick. Avoid the spread of germs by washing
your hands regularly, covering your mouth when you sneeze or cough
, and being cautious around sick people.
Answer assisted by Brittany Chan, Medical Student