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Why should I avoid touching my face if I want to prevent colds and flu?

Sampson M. Davis, MD
Emergency Medicine
You should avoid touching your face if you want to avoid cold and flu because the most common way germs get into the body is via the face. In this video, emergency medicine expert Sampson Davis, MD, explains why this simple tip is so essential.

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