Good hygiene and cough/sneeze etiquette are the best methods to prevent the spread of most viruses.

  1. Wash hands regularly with soap and water, including before and after eating, and after going to the toilet
  2. Cough and sneeze into a disposable tissue, or into the elbow, and use alcohol based hand sanitiser
  3. If unwell, avoid contact with others

The routine use of surgical masks is not recommended for members of the general public who are well. Further information on the use of surgical masks may be found here.

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