Bacterial Pneumonia Transmission
Facts about bacterial pneumonia:
- People with bacterial pneumonia release the bacteria into the air on droplets of mucus when they sneeze or cough.
- The bacteria enters the lungs of others when they inhale the droplets.
- Some bacteria can remain alive on various objects.
- Touching a contaminated object then touching the mouth or eyes will spread the infection.
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