THE second annual Bring a Virus to Work Day has seen more than 19.5m new infections across the UK.
The event is particularly popular among parents of young children as they get all the new colds before anyone else.
Systems analyst Norman Steele said: “I came in early this morning and sneezed on everyone’s keyboards, telephones and pens. You’re welcome.”
Top viruses for 2014 are classic influenza, the norovirus and herpes, all of which are being gleefully passed around.
Facilities manager Susan Traherne said: “There are a few stuffy ones who didn’t want to join in the fun, so we arranged for the caretaker to put Legionnaire’s Disease in the air-conditioning over their desks.
“I can’t wait to see their faces when they come around from their medically-induced comas.
“Hang on, I just need to vomit into this bin.”