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How to avoid spreading harmful microorganisms

You can avoid spreading harmful microorganisms by:

  • Washing your hands before eating, after preparing food and after using the toilet. Washing your hands with hot water and soap will kill any bacteria on them.

  • Covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze. By covering your mouth, you will stop harmful microorganisms from spreading through the air to other people.

  • Keeping away from other people if you have an illness that is easily spread. By keeping away from other people, you will stop the spread of the harmful organisms.

  • Avoiding food that is not fresh or has not been cooked properly. Food that is not fresh or has not been cooked properly may contain harmful microorganisms.

  • Keeping uncooked meat separate from other food in the fridge. Uncooked meat may contain harmful bacteria that could transfer to other food.

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