To wash their hands frequently and to not take too much of his face reduces the risk of many common diseases.

To wash their hands frequently and to not take too much of his face reduces the risk of many common diseases.

In February, also known as the “favorite month of common diseases,” usually both flu and norovirus reach their peak, but how contagious viruses anyway? By keeping track of how various diseases are contagious, you increase your chances to keep yourself and your baby healthy. Below lists Metro how five of the most common diseases is contagious.

Flu

What is it?
It is an infection by a virus. At influenza, it is usual to get a high fever, muscle aches, headache, cough, sore throat and red eyes. It is most common to suffer during the winter months.

How contagious it?
Influenza can infect through the air, and the risk of infection is much greater indoors than outdoors. It can be spread by someone in the same room coughs, sneezes or breathes out. It can also be spread by so-called droplet infection. When someone sneezes or coughs a shower of drops that can reach your eyes, mucous membranes, or hands. They can also fall down on things that you take in.

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