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So any advice for how to end a cold faster and how to keep well? I am down and out with another cold (I seem to have a terrible immune system) How do you guys help prevent/ end colds. Its hard to avoid germs when people constantly go out sick and spread there germs to you...
armchairlawyer wrote: ↑Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:28 am
Recent studies have indicated that the single best preventative measure is to wash your hands frequently, and avoid shaking hands with people.
Interesting. For a while I have been reluctant about shaking hands, but it's pretty hard to avoid without appearing extremely rude. I used to say it was the one thing I agreed with Trump on. A year ago I attended a 40th birthday and as my friends Dad offered his hand I tried to avoid it, telling him I had a minor cold (which I did). The guy told me, in the most un-patronising way possible that it was very unlikely I would make him sick by shaking his hand.
And I took some notice, as he was the "Medical officer of health" in this area, there are six or 8 of them in the country (NZ).
I wasn't about to argue and say "but Donald Trump says..."
I always had the idea that some guy who has just wiped his face shakes my hand, then I touch my face a bit later. But according to this guy it doesn't really happen like that.