Elizabeth Scott, PhD

Elizabeth Scott, PhD, assistant professor of biology and codirector of the Center for Hygiene & Health in Home & Community at Simmons College in Boston. www.simmons.edu/hygieneandhealth. A member of the scientific advisory board of the International Forum on Home Hygiene, she is coauthor of How to Prevent Food Poisoning: A Practical Guide to Safe Cooking, Eating and Food Handling (Wiley).

Infections

Surprising Places Where Germs Hide

Bacteria and viruses often lurk in "hot spots" you'd never expect Viruses that cause colds and flu can often be…