Research was recently released that plastic security bins in airports around the world are rampant with viruses that cause the common cold and
the flu. While airports in the United States have among the world’s most rigorous security procedures, public health should remain a top priority. With more and more passengers taking flight every year, we must consider the implications of the Transportation
Security Administration’s hygienic standards for the sake of Americans traveling domestically, internationally, and the wellbeing of our visitors from abroad.