to survive for 24 hours on a steel surface, and if you touch that surface and don’t wash your hands before eating, you may have just gotten infected.
So, let’s say you show up to work sick with the flu one day, and you start to sneeze. Now, according to one study, you’ll probably infect 1 to 2 other people. It all starts with just one sick person: You.
That’s why they are telling us now to stay at home if you’re sick. No need to be “tough” or “tough it out.” Just stay home until you feel better.