How does the flu spread?
The flu can easily spread from person to person.7 The virus particles released into the air when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks can land in a neighbor's mouth or nose, or can be inhaled into their lungs. People can also get the flu by simply touching their mouth or nose after touching something that the virus particles have landed on.7 The flu is most contagious in the first 3 to 4 days,7 and even before symptoms occur.
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