Sick of ailing co-workers?

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  • Updated: November 9, 2012 - 2:30 PM

It's enough to make you sick: Coworkers who come into the office when they're still contagious. It's happening more often, experts say. If you've had an experience along these lines -- either working alongside someone who is radiating germs or feeling pressured to drag yourself into work when you're ill -- e-mail jstrickler@startribune.com.

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actualreaderNov. 8, 1211:13 PM

I'm more sick of "passing the peace" during church services and being expected to shake hands with everybody who makes eye contact with me on the way in and out. I've tried everything -- gripping a hymnal tightly, folding my arms -- one woman actually reached over and pried my hand out. Some will shake your hand after coughing into it. The "You'll get a cold if you go outside with your hair wet" generation seems particularly prone to this. Germ theory? Anybody?

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