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When I was young I was taught to cover my mouth when I cough. The modern recommendation is to cough into your elbow sleeve. Which is the better practice to reduce the transmission of germs?
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User: When I was young I was taught to cover my mouth when I cough. The modern recommendation is to cough into your elbow sleeve. Which is the better practice to reduce the transmission of germs?

Weegy: You should sneeze into a tissue or paper towel," he tells WebMD. "If you don't have those with you, you can sneeze into the crook of your elbow. [ Just make sure you put that clothing into the wash at night." ]
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When I was young I was taught to cover my mouth when I cough. The modern recommendation is to cough into your elbow sleeve. The better practice to reduce the transmission of germs is: coughing into the crook of your elbow.
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