A pandemic is an infectious disease or condition that attacks a large portion of the population in different parts of the world at the same time.
Common sense precautions and good health habits can help prevent the spread of germs:
- Regularly wash your hands with warm, soapy water for at least 20 seconds.
- Cough and sneeze into a tissue or your sleeve to avoid contaminating your hands or spreading the virus through infected droplets.
- Promptly throw away used tissues.
- Frequently clean and disinfect household surfaces like door handles and light switches.
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