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Q: What’s the number one thing you can do to protect yourself from catching COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus?
A: Wash your hands. When people cough or sneeze, they send particles into the air that land on surfaces we might unknowingly touch. Moreover, most of us touch our faces, including mouth, eyes, and nose, hundreds of times a day.
“Proper hand-washing is the best thing you can do to protect yourself from a number of diseases including COVID-19,” writes epidemiologist Brian Labus for The Conversation. You can read more of his coronavirus prevention tips here.