Infectious Disease News

April 07, 2005

Air Travel and Infectious Diseases

"Airlines have come under scrutiny for air quality in passenger cabins and complaints from flight attendants that recirculated air can become stale and unhealthful. But health experts say aircraft generally do a good job of filtering germs and the main concern is that sick travelers will spread disease, especially airborne agents, through direct contact with other travelers or after they reach their destination."

Posted by news editor | Filed under: Travel and Infectious Disease

More News Topics:
Breast Cancer      Alternative Medicine      Eating Disorders       Sleep      Orthopedic      Allergies      Neurological Disorders      Senior Health       Heart Health      Mental Health       Autoimmune Disorders       Women's Health
All content published on is provided for informational and educational purposes only. does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The site and its services are not a substitute for professional medical advice and treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor before making any changes to your health routine or treatment.

Copyright © 2004-2005 All rights reserved.