D. Can Individuals Protect Themselves from Harmful Viruses?

Viruses usually gain access into the body through wounds, saliva, tear ducts, and the respiratory passage.  This is most common entry for coronaviruses (Colds & COVID-19) and influenza viruses.  Protection is therefore controlled by practicing good hygiene.  The Federal Guidelines set forth the steps to take to protect against contracting COVID-19.  It is exceptionally simple and short.