Pathways Issue 4: COVID-19 and Seniors' Health - Page 5

HOW DOES THE VIRUS SPREAD?
The virus most commonly spreads from an infected person through:
• respiratory droplets generated when you cough or sneeze
• close, prolonged personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands
• touching something with the virus on it, then touching your mouth,
nose or eyes before washing your hands
LEARN MORE
WATCH
Dr. Eleni Galanis, clinical associate professor in UBC’s School of
Population and Public Health and physician epidemiologist at the
BC Centre for Disease Control, explains in this video how the virus
spreads and how you can prevent transmission.