Many agree that the possibility of human-to-cavy cold virus/flu virus transmission is not high.
Even so, it is always wise to use precautions when handling pets while you're ill:
- Proper hand washing before handling and feeding your guinea pig,
- Avoid coughing or sneezing near your guinea pig,
- Postpone lap time until you have recovered.
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