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How could I get sick from traveling?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
We travel to work, to play, to visit the people we love, and, when we do, the last thing we want is to get sick. But, unfortunately, crowded airplanes, buses, hotel rooms -- even your Aunt Sally's guest room -- are teeming with millions of bacteria and viruses just itching to hitch a ride with you. And at busy times such as Thanksgiving (when some 8 million people board trains, planes, and buses), your risk rises.
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