Nightly News   |  July 27, 2012

The nation’s germiest airports

A new study from MIT says the top airports for spreading contagious disease are both in New York City. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> if you're traveling through jfk or l.a.x. you've been warned. they are among airports named at the very top of the list for spreading contagious diseases. this is according to a new study from m.i.t. it's not because those airports are physically the dirtiest, necessarily, though that can be a separate conversation. in this case we're told it's because they are gateways to large cities with connections to every corner