How can you reduce the risk of getting sore throats?

Cold & Flu

Since most sore throats are caused by germs5, there are steps that you can take to prevent getting an infection:

  • Avoid sharing utensils with people who are sick.
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap.
  • Practice proper hand and throat hygiene by using an antiseptic hand wash and gargle, such as BETADINE® Gargle to kill germs and prevent passing on germs within the family or community2.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands as germs can enter your body this way and make you sick.
  • Stay away from people who are ill, as germs can spread.

BETADINE® Gargle & Mouthwash (Povidone-Iodine 1%w/v)

A great home use sore throat relief. A 30sec gargle kills the germs in your mouth and throat.

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