Most travelers either remain blissfully unaware of facts, or just try not to think about it, but a new study released today shows what we’ve kinda, sorta always known: public transportation – from subway cars and buses all the way up to commercial airplanes are among the most germ-filled places Americans (and others) go.

Indeed, four out of 10 Americans (39% to be precise) say they still choose to travel when they’re sick. That means that whether they – or we? – recognize it or not, the same germs that made them sick are being spread broadly through a public that increasingly travels both short and long distances via public conveyances.

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