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Fri January 18, 2013
NPR Story

How Do You Fend Off The Flu?

Originally published on Fri January 18, 2013 1:03 pm

Aside from getting the flu shot, how do you outsmart the wily virus? Hoard hand sanitizer? Dodge door knobs? Or quietly slink away from coughing commuters? Dr. Nicole Bouvier, a flu researcher at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, talks about what works--and what doesn't--in avoiding influenza.