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By Seema Lakdawala
University of Pittsburgh 

Flu lasts for more than an hour in air and on surfaces – why cleaning can really help

 

November 8, 2018



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Seema Lakdawala, University of Pittsburgh and Linsey Marr, Virginia Tech

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Influenza, or flu, viruses cause about 200,000 hospitalizations every year in the U.S. Annual seasonal vaccination is our best line of defense, but in recent years, it has become clear that mismatches in the vaccine can limit its effectiveness.

We study how the flu virus spreads between people. While we strongly encourage everyone to get the flu vaccine, the findings fro...



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