Pretty much anything in an airport
Some 2.6 million airline passengers are travelling every day, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. More people means more germs, and more shared public surfaces where you’ll encounter them. Avoid touching doorknobs, water fountains, kiosk screens, and especially those plastic tubs and trays in the airport security line. People put their dirty shoes and bags in those trays, leading to contamination, according to research published in BMC Infectious Diseases. Aside from washing their hands, find out the 13 things smart travellers always do before a flight.
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Source: RD Canada