Even though it's not technically flu season -- germs don't always take a summer vacation.
And the old rule still applies -- doctors recommend covering your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or the inside of your elbow.
If you sneeze into your hand, you can spread germs to whatever you touch next.
But in an observational study of people at a New Zealand hospital, mall and train station, researchers said only 1 in four people covered their sneezes and coughs.
Less than five-percent used a tissue or their elbow.