Modern Medicine

How can airborne transmission be prevented?
Answered by Discovery Channel
  • Discovery Channel

    Discovery Channel

  1. It's best to sequester sick people so that they have few opportunities to spread their infection. For this reason, it's very important that people stay home from work or school when they are ill. Sick people should also cover their mouths and noses when they sneeze or cough, and then wash their hands carefully. Those caring for a sick person should also wash their hands frequently and avoid close contact with their patient.

    More answers from Discovery Channel »



Still Curious?
  • Can the cost of healthcare be reduced?


    Answered by Eric Dishman and Nina Tandon

  • What does LASIK surgery feel like?


    Answered by Planet Green

  • How should I decide which spa facial treatments to buy?


    Answered by Discovery Fit & Health

Advertisement

What are you curious about?

Image Gallery