You can avoid ]]>sexually transmitted diseases]]> entirely by abstinence or lifelong mutual monogamy. The risk from other sexual activity can be reduced by using ]]>condoms]]> .

You can prevent eye infections if your eyes are not touched by anything except washed hands.

Respiratory infections can be avoided by not exposing yourself to infected birds. You can prevent infection by avoiding such contact with birds or wearing a mask when around birds.

Neonatal infections can be prevented by prenatal care that identifies the disease before birth.