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www.healthline.com/health/cold-flu/contagious

Apr 3, 2017 ... Those bacteria- or virus-filled particles can fly up to 6 feet — making anyone near you a target. You also spread bacteria and viruses when you ...

www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/1068.aspx?CategoryID=67

How long you're infectious after a viral infection depends on the virus that caused the infection. Most viral infections are infectious before you start feeling unwell ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/infectious-diseases/expert-answers/infectious-disease/faq-20058098

As you might think, bacterial infections are caused by bacteria, and viral infections are caused by viruses. Perhaps the most important distinction between  ...

www.medicinenet.com/how_long_is_a_cold_or_flu_contagious/article.htm

Cold viruses in droplets are spread mainly hand to hand. These droplets contain the infectious viruses.

www.onhealth.com/content/1/viral_infections

Jul 1, 2016 ... Viral infections are contagious for varying periods of time depending on the virus. An incubation period refers to the time between exposure to a ...

www.dobugsneeddrugs.org/guide/bacteria-and-viruses

Feb 29, 2012 ... Both viruses and bacteria cause infections, but antibiotics only work against bacteria. ... Are more contagious than bacterial infections. (If more ...

www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/bacterial-and-viral-infections

Apr 25, 2017 ... The Differences Between Bacteria and Viruses; Diagnosis of Bacterial ... ways the immune system tries to rid the body of infectious organisms.

www.parents.com/health/cold-flu/cold/is-my-child-contagious

Because colds are caused by viruses, antibiotics are ineffective, and the .... Viruses that cause fevers are contagious as long as the fever is above a 100.4 ...

medlineplus.gov/viralinfections.html

Oct 3, 2017 ... Viruses are very tiny germs. They are made of genetic material inside of a protein coating. Viruses cause familiar infectious diseases such as ...