How Do You Fend Off the Flu?

17:35 minutes

Aside from getting the flu shot, how do you outsmart the wily virus? Hoard hand sanitizer? Dodge door knobs? Or quietly slink away from coughing commuters? Dr. Nicole Bouvier, a flu researcher at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, talks about what works—and what doesn’t—in avoiding influenza.

Segment Guests

Nicole Bouvier

Nicole Bouvier is an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York.

Meet the Producer

About Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata is Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.