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Captured in a metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia primary school, this photograph depicts three school girls, who were in the process of drawing with a pencil on a piece of white paper, set atop a table that had been covered by a layer of removable brown paper. It is important to know that objects, including pencils, crayons, paper, etc., are known as fomites, and can act as transmitters of illnesses. Viruses and bacteria are able to remain alive on their surfaces after being handled by an ill child, who can then inadvertently transfer these germs to another child, who subsequently handles these schoolroom articles.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Amanda Mills
Creation Date:2014
Photo Credit:Amanda Mills
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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