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"What to do if you are boarding a plane in the age of coronavirus"

MSNBC interviewed Dr. Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor of health policy and management at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, on the prospect of $8.3 billion in federal funding for the COVID-19 fight. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

The spread of coronavirus and cutbacks in domestic and international airline schedules continue to raise concerns and insecurities for those with travel plans for the next few weeks and months.

If your airline cancels your flight, your employer restricts business travel or an organization cancels its scheduled conference, your decision about whether to go or stay home will be made for you.

But if you’re in the wait-and-see mode or decide to pack your bags and go, here’s what medical experts say about avoiding germs while flying.