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Can infective rhinitis be prevented?

Medical research has not yet produced a vaccine that can prevent infective rhinitis (a common cold). However, a person who has been infected with the virus can help prevent spreading it by not allowing nasal secretions to come into contact with others. This can be done by not touching others, washing hands often, and sneezing or coughing into tissues that are disposed of appropriately.

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