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With flu and norovirus season ramping up and expected to last through May, facilities across the country are honing in on illness prevention and the use of innovative technology to help keep inhabitants healthy.

Each year, according to the CDC Foundation, productivity losses linked to absenteeism cost employers an average of $225.8 billion. Schools are often among the hardest hit with nearly 60 million school days lost each year due to cold and flu alone, say reports from ISSA. In fact, one in four children (23 percent) have already missed a day of school this academic year in the U.S. due to cold and flu viruses, so it is important that facilities take proactive measures to prevent the spread of illness in their facilities, starting with surface disinfection.

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