Friday, November 20, 2009

What Does Swine Flu Have to Do with Neckties?

ESLPod Blog: What Does Swine Flu Have to Do with Neckties?

Dr Jeff McQuillan: "...Today I read in The Wall Street Journal about a new problem related to the swine flu: the necktie that your doctor wears (that is, if your doctor is a man). Some studies have indicated that these ties are in fact dangerous to patients (people who go to see the doctor or who are sick) because they can actually carry germs and viruses. When the doctor leans close (moves close to, moves toward) to your face with a tie on, you have a greater chance of catching (getting) these germs and viruses..." (read more)

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