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sharing your sickness

If you met someone who had a cold or flu, spent a max of 20 minutes with them but did not get close to them other than shaking hands at initial meeting, can you catch it from them and feel symptoms the very next day? Or would be it more likely that you probably got it from someone else?

It was my understanding that these things incubate a few days before showing symptoms. Am I wrong?
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