Cram a bunch of people from different parts of the world into a flying tin can, recycle the air in the cabin, and you've got a pretty solid recipe for helping the spread of various infections.
Air travel is an efficient way to transport both people and diseases. But now researchers have finally come up with the most optimal method for limiting infection rates. But despite these precautions, it's the prolonged close contact with other potentially diseased humans that makes air travel more of a disease risk.
According to a new study lead by researchers from Arizona State University, the way we board and distribute people on planes can make a big difference. Read More>>