Coughing Without Covering
The Spread of Germs
The spread of germs can be prevented, but no matter what they will always be there. To help to try to stop this action, we can all participate in covering our mouths whenever we cough or sneeze.
Wrong way to Sneeze
Even though this person is sneezing and covering with their hand, the germs will still spread by him touching everything in the house
Proper way to cough
By coughing into the elbow crease in your arm, can allow the spread of germs to decrease.
Did You Know?
Facts about germs
- Nearly 80% of germs that cause sickness are spread by our hands.
- A single germ can multiply to become more than 8 million germs in one day.
- One sneeze propels up to 100,000 bacteria in the air