Holiday guide to germ-free air travel

Friday, 4 December 2009

While the rest of us were preparing for Thanksgiving, the CDC was kicking off its largest-ever public awareness campaign about staying healthy while traveling.
And not a moment too soon.
Peak flu season coincides with the busiest weeks of the winter travel season. This year, with both the seasonal flu and H1N1 in full swing, CDC is especially worried about how easy it is for illnesses to spread when people are in close contact at work and family get-togethers, on trains, ships and especially on planes.