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I live in hostel .My room mate is suffering with common cold. What preventations can I take so that i also would not have cold by transfer?

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Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Hand Hygiene

Practice good hand hygiene.
Wash your hands (at least 30 seconds with soap and water) or use hand sanitizer frequently. Avoid touching your face as much as possible. Encourage your room mate to practice good cough hygiene as well by covering his/her mouth when coughing.

In brief: Hand Hygiene

Practice good hand hygiene.
Wash your hands (at least 30 seconds with soap and water) or use hand sanitizer frequently. Avoid touching your face as much as possible. Encourage your room mate to practice good cough hygiene as well by covering his/her mouth when coughing.
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