Whether your current vacation plans involve a quick train ride to visit college friends or an 18-hour flight to some exotic locale (and if so, please try to keep the Instagram bragging to a minimum so the rest of us don’t die from envy, OK?), the journey and the destination will most likely feature some germy moments. We asked Charles Gerba, Professor of Microbiology & Environmental Sciences at the University of Arizona College of Public Health, and super duper clean-person Jolie Kerr, author of “My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag…And Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha,” to share how to stay safe from the ickiness that’s lurking positively everywhere.
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