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On airplanes from other countries should I ask for no ice?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Caution

If the water in that country is safe, so is the ice.
If the water is not safe, beware. E. Coli, shigella, salmonella, and viruses survive in frozen water (ice). Before you blame "other countries, " the outbreak where 5, 000 people got sick due to norovirus in contaminated ice occurred in pennsylvania and delaware.

In brief: Caution

If the water in that country is safe, so is the ice.
If the water is not safe, beware. E. Coli, shigella, salmonella, and viruses survive in frozen water (ice). Before you blame "other countries, " the outbreak where 5, 000 people got sick due to norovirus in contaminated ice occurred in pennsylvania and delaware.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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