12/27/2012 08:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

6 People Who Give You Colds

By Jennifer Acosta Scott

Cold and flu germs are so widespread because they have an amazing ability to travel. In fact, a sick person coughing or sneezing can infect others from up to three feet away. Does this mean you'll for sure get sick this time of year? Not necessarily. Recognizing the most likely common cold germ carriers can help. Check out this list of likely suspects.

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"The 6 People Giving You A Cold" originally appeared on Everyday Health