Respiratory diseases are transferred from human to human through viruses and bacteria, and sneezes and coughs are the easiest methods for these microorganisms to get from one place to another. Do yourself and others a favor by following the simple steps below. Sneezing and coughing properly can help seriously reduce the rate of infection of influenza, the common cold, and other illnesses.
So, here is how you sneeze or cough. It's actually quite simple:
Watch this helpful video from VideoJug for a full description of proper technique:
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I pledge to take the actions described above to sneeze and cough properly, and to prevent infecting others when I am sick.
If I do have to sneeze into my hands, I'll make every effort not to touch objects around me, and to wash my hands as soon as possible.