3 Key Messages

  1. Handwashing is the best way to stop the spread of infections.
  2. Not all bugs are created equal. Both bacteria and viruses cause infections but antibiotics only work against bacteria.
  3. Use antibiotics wisely to stop bacteria from becoming resistant to antibiotics.

Tip of the Week #21

20-Throat Exam

Sore throats are common with colds and influenza. If a sore throat is part of these illnesses, it is most likely caused by a virus and a throat swab is not needed.

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