Traveling this spring? Researcher offers tips for healthy travel

March 29, 2018

Vicki Hertzberg, PhD, professor at Emory’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and author of a recent study about disease transmission on airplanes, offers tips for healthy travel:

  1. Use proper hand hygiene (sanitizer and hand washing)
  2. Avoid touching your face
  3. Cover your cough and sneeze
  4. If you are sick, turn on the overhead air to reduce germ circulation, as a courtesy to fellow passengers
  5. Get an annual flu shot and remain updated on vaccinations