Here’s one way to avoid getting sick on an airplane

airline 025This quote originally appeared on in the article How to Avoid Getting the Flu at work, by Claire Suddath, January 31, 2013.  Sixth paragraph, right after the word “screwed”…

Heather Poole, a flight attendant and author of Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet, pounds orange juice and doesn’t touch airplane bathroom door handles. She still gets sick. “Don’t ask for a snack when the flight attendants are picking up trash,” she says. “All those cups we touch are covered in germs, and whatever we then hand you will be crawling with them.”

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