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A CEO’s Business-Travel Safety Regimen

From the airport to the plane to the rental car to the hotel, the head of Halsa Foods follows germ-avoidance protocols that are almost overbearing, but necessary right now.

Since March, Mika Manninen has spent exactly nine days at home—the CEO of dairy-free yogurt company Halsa Foods has been flying worldwide as the lone field representative for his company. To make sure he does not become a victim of Covid-19, Manninen has developed a detailed blueprint for how to move through every situation a business traveler encounters.

This article on provides his checklist for when he goes from one place to another, and then settles into a hotel for a few days. The tactics he employs, and the rationale behind them, are enlightening.

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