I really love the TV show “Mythbusters”. The will tackle a commonly held belief from a scientific approach. Today we’re going to look at sneezing and the spread of your cold/flu.
First off, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) says that this year’s Flu outbreak is now an epidemic:
The common cold and the flu are typically spread by human contact. For many years, the CDC has said that one of the best things to do in order to combat the spread of the cold and the flu is to wash your hands.
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However, sometimes a sneeze sneaks up on us…so what then?
The Mythbusters covered the best way to sneeze. (sorry for the bootleg version of the show but it’s all I could find)
So stay safe, drink plenty of water, wash up, and sneeze/cough appropriately!