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Novel Anti-Germ Devices for Travelers
New York Times
December 15, 2009

If you’re afraid of getting sick, you’re not alone. Almost 90 percent of United States travelers say they are worried about germs while traveling, according to a recent survey by Tripadvisor. And 55 percent said they would request a new seat if their seatmate looked sick.