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How to prevent gastroenteritis? here are 5 tips

How to prevent gastroenteritis? here are 5 tips

culture and Lifestyle, Health
The cold winter climate and the year-end holidays are periods conducive to gastroenteritis epidemics. Here are five tips to prevent it. 1/ Wash your hands frequently The bacterium responsible for gastroenteritis is transmitted through physical contact between people. As at the holiday season family or friends meetings are frequent, it is important to wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least two minutes. Make sure the younger ones do the same. An antibacterial gel can also be used occasionally. Hand washing must also be done systematically before and after eating, after going to the toilet or after changing a diaper. 2/ Avoid sharing to limit the proliferation of bacteria If someone around you has gastroenteritis, it is important not to use the same cutlery. You should a...