Ebola

Would You Change Seats On An Airplane If It Reduced Your Chances Of Getting Sick?

Would you change seats on an airplane if it reduced your chances of getting sick. A new study tested out how much germs move around an airplane on a transcontinental flight. They charted how many people got up out of their seats and moved around, then modeled how many people would get sick as a result.

Should The Recent Ebola Case In The US Cause You To Rethink Traveling?

It’s an interesting question. Just in case you hadn’t heard the news, the first case of Ebola had been reported from the most recent outbreak in Africa. A patient flying from Liberia to the US showed no signs of the disease until well after he landed in the US. This opens up a whole lot of questions about how to restrict the spread of the disease. At a basic level, I think one of the things that might make this scary for many folks is that the incubation period (time […]