Special to The Travelling Adventurer   As the flu season hits its peak across America, millions of people taking airplane trips find themselves on board flights with several coughing, sneezing and wheezing fellow passengers. One way passengers can reduce their chances of catching a cold or the flu from airborn germs is to wear a face mask (as long as masks area rated N95 or higher meaning it actually contains a filter to filter the air you breathe. You may buy such masks at drug stores or...

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