The flu season is mercilessly approaching, and you are likely already making preparations for its arrival. You travel on foot whenever you can to avoid the cramped public transportation, steer clear from your perpetually-sneezing colleagues, and have made an appointment with your GP for your annual flu shot. Yes, it seems like you’re already one step ahead of the pesky virus.
Unfortunately, the reality is that you may not be as protected as you may think. There are other sneaky ways in which the flu can get to you, and most of them are associated with habits, places, or objects that often come into play in our lighting-fast urban lifestyles. If you’re hoping to escape the flu’s wrath, take a seat and learn what you may be doing wrong this winter season. (more…)