It's contagious, don't use the same utensils, towel, don't touch the handkerchief. These are some very common dialogues when someone falls ill. In a family when one person fall ill, it becomes real easy for the germs and bacteria to attack the other members. Consequently the whole sickness programme gets activated in the house.
Starts doctor's visit, medication, skipping school, college, work etc; getting weak; mood swings and so on.
The web of sickness is not that easy to break but one can take precautions to not fall in the trap. How?