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How can I keep my child from getting adenovirus infections?

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To help keep your child from getting sick:

  • Try to keep your child away from anyone you know is sick.
  • Wash your child's hands -- and yours -- often during the day, and especially before meals. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if you don't have soap and water nearby.
  • Clean surfaces, like sinks and counters, to get rid of germs.
  • Don't let her swim in pools that aren't well maintained.

From: What Are Adenovirus Infections? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Adenovirus Infections."

Boston Children's Hospital: "Adenovirus Infections in Children."

CDC: "Adenovirus," “Adenoviruses: Outbreaks.”

HealthyKids.org: "Adenovirus Infections."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on November 04, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Adenovirus Infections."

Boston Children's Hospital: "Adenovirus Infections in Children."

CDC: "Adenovirus," “Adenoviruses: Outbreaks.”

HealthyKids.org: "Adenovirus Infections."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on November 04, 2018

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