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 #22

22-Ear Ache

More than 75% of children with ear infections will get better without antibiotics. Wash your hands frequently and teach your children to wash their hands because most ear infections occur after a cold.

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