10 PLACES YOU'RE MOST LIKELY TO GET THE FLU  

Airplanes and Airports

While jetting off to new destinations is exciting, airports and airplanes can be breeding grounds for the flu virus.

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Schools and Daycares

Kids all have shared toys, lots of group activities, and there are lots of germs going around in this age group.

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Public Transportation

"Close passenger contact and sitting in the same seats without them being cleaned between passengers significantly increases your flu risk.

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Grocery and Drug Stores

Most people still tend to go grocery shopping even when sick because they still need food, and they often have to run out to get meds.

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Retail Stores and Shopping Malls

Lots of people visit them daily, so chances are you'll walk by or touch the same surface as someone who may be infected.

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Restaurants and Coffee Shops

Often you're in close small indoor spaces at restaurants or coffee shops.

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Offices and Places of Work

You're working closely and collaboratively with others at work, which means you're in close indoor spaces and often sharing spaces like meeting and break rooms

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Hospitals and Care Facilities

Because of the amount of sick people around you, you're more likely to be exposed to the flu at hospitals and care facilities.

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Gyms and Workout Classes

You're often touching lots of shared surfaces in crowded gyms. Also, you're often inside, and germs can spread with little airflow.

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Concerts or Sporting Events

Because of the large number of people in one given space at one given time, concerts and sporting events are high-risk flu places.

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