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Tuesday, June 18 2013, 08:08 AM MDT
Explaining How The Flu Is Transmitted
(KUTV) This year's flu continues to have a grip on the U.S.

Health officials have a good idea of how many people have the flu, but science still isn't exactly sure how we get it.

One theory scientists have about how it’s transmitted: it may not be spread through direct or indirect contact, but instead, by tiny viruses one-thousandth the width of a human hair that linger in the air.

That's where the Gesundheit 2 comes into play. It measures how much the flu virus spreads airborne

This lab is part of a global study hoping to more clearly explain flu transmission, and some potential solutions.

The Centers For Disease Control suggests disinfecting germ-contaminated surfaces as one way to avoid the flu.

(Copyright 2013 Sinclair Broadcast Group)Explaining How The Flu Is Transmitted

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