ID#: 18618
Captured in a metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia primary school, this photograph depicts a group of school children, who were engaged in the creative process, each having been asked to draw a picture. In the foreground, three boys were discussing what each would design, and were consulting a book referencing various fantasy figures, before beginning each of their projects. 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 Provider(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.