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18 November 2016

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Use your own pen.

At stores, restaurants, the gym, and the doctor's office, pull out your own pen to sign credit slips and check-in sheets.

When handling other people’s pens, you can transmit viruses to your fingers, and when you touch your face, eyes, or nose, these pathogens may be transferred directly into your mucosal tissues.

For the latest on flu jabs and cold remedies, visit the Cold & Flu Centre.

 
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