Nicole Bouvier

Jan. 18, 2013

How Do You Fend Off the Flu?

Aside from getting the flu shot, how do you outsmart the wily flu virus? Hoard hand sanitizer? Dodge door knobs? Or quietly slink away from a coughing commuter?

flu, influenza, infection, pandemic, epidemic, sneezing, coughing, purell, disinfection, human contact, etiquette, manners

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