BOB HIRSHON (host):
Musical germs. I’m Bob Hirshon and this is Science Update.
WILLIAM SCHAFFNER (Vanderbilt University):
When he has the cold, he will contaminate his harmonica, and left alone, that virus will diminish in concentration fairly rapidly over a series of hours because the harmonica is not a very hospitable environment for that virus.
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