Superbugs e. coli and MRSA invade airplanes

Deadly bacteria like e. coli and mrsa can

Deadly bacteria like e. coli and mrsa can survive for several days on airplanes. (May 21, 2014 8:40 AM)

Air travelers are being warned about some potentially deadly superbugs on planes.

A new study says that bacteria can survive for several days on surfaces that all of us touch when we're on a plane.

Researchers at Auburn University say two potentially deadly bacteria, e. coli and MRSA, can live on various surfaces inside an airplane's cabin, and how easily they are transmitted by contact.

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