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Research Article

Relationship between Humidity and Influenza A Viability in Droplets and Implications for Influenza’s Seasonality

  • Wan Yang,

    Affiliations: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Subbiah Elankumaran,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Linsey C. Marr mail

    lmarr@vt.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Published: October 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046789

About the Authors

Wan Yang, Linsey C. Marr
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
Wan Yang
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
Subbiah Elankumaran
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: lmarr@vt.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WY LCM. Performed the experiments: WY. Analyzed the data: WY LCM SE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SE. Wrote the paper: WY LCM.