Preventive Ways to Keep Germs from Spreading

simplyoj By simplyoj, 24th Mar 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Almost two million people are infected through acquired germs everyday. Read more about the preventive ways.

Preventive Ways to Keep Germs from Spreading

Even in hospitals that we thought we are safe can actually endanger us from getting more germs around.Medical staff should be aware first and foremost of the importance of not spreading germs by hand washing habits.

According to Dr. Michael Edmond, M.D., an Epidemiologist, there are still many hospital workers who have poor hand washing habits.

Whether you are a medical staff, health worker or an ordinary person you shuuld be aware of preventive ways how to avoid infections and how not to spread germs especially if we have cough or colds.

• Cover mouth and nose with a tissue specially when coughing or sneezing.
• Use face mask to avoid spreading the germs and getting bacteria from other people.
• Place used tissue in a secure plastic and preferably dispose them the soonest.
• Wash hands as often as you can or use hand sanitizers.
• Keep distance from people to protect yourself and infecting others.
• Avoid crowded places such as malls and going to hospitals if not necessary.

Avoid bringing kids in the hospital. With a weaker immune system than adult, they are mostly to acquire infections from the hospital.

Prevention and good hygiene can save us from sickness. According to Thomas Fuller, “He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.”


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author avatar Jerry Walch
25th Mar 2011 (#)

All these tips sound like common sense but there is nothing more uncommon then good common sense.

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author avatar yugasini
25th Mar 2011 (#)

hi friend,

nice tips,have a nice day

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