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10 Ways Not to Catch Your Kid's Cold

        Health | Cold & Flu

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Have your child use tissues
Have your child use a tissue when she sneezes.
Have your child use a tissue when she sneezes.
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When your child coughs or sneezes, have him or her use a tissue and discard it right away. If none is available, the crook of the child's arm is second-best. This helps contain the mucus droplets infected with the virus. Children should keep their hands to themselves and off objects other people touch, like counters or drinking glasses, to avoid spreading the virus.


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