Virus around the corner: 13 items of daily use that carry bacteria

First Published 17, Mar 2020, 12:29 PM

New research shows that humans are not only covered in bacteria, but are also surrounded by it! 

New research shows that humans are not only covered in bacteria, but are also surrounded by it!

New research shows that humans are not only covered in bacteria, but are also surrounded by it!

Studies have shown that 70% of these swimming pools contain bacterium E coli.

Studies have shown that 70% of these swimming pools contain bacterium E coli.

Restaurant menus are breeding ground for bacteria.

Restaurant menus are breeding ground for bacteria.

Lemon trims placed on the edge of the glasses served as drinks in restaurants.

Lemon trims placed on the edge of the glasses served as drinks in restaurants.

Water faucets in schools, which are proven to be dirtier than toilets, because toilets may be cleaned every day unlike the water faucets.

Water faucets in schools, which are proven to be dirtier than toilets, because toilets may be cleaned every day unlike the water faucets.

The exit door of the toilet. Studies have shown that one third of men and two thirds of women do not wash their hands well before leaving the toilet.

The exit door of the toilet. Studies have shown that one third of men and two thirds of women do not wash their hands well before leaving the toilet.

Shopping carts in malls are dirty, so children should not be placed in these carts.

Shopping carts in malls are dirty, so children should not be placed in these carts.

The elevator buttons, which are proven to be dirtier than toilets.

The elevator buttons, which are proven to be dirtier than toilets.

It has been proved that the dirtiest thing in hotel rooms is the TV or air-conditioner.

It has been proved that the dirtiest thing in hotel rooms is the TV or air-conditioner.

The kids' sand pools have been proven dirty - 36 times dirtier than toilets.

The kids' sand pools have been proven dirty - 36 times dirtier than toilets.

Tools used in gym, sports clubs, are unhygienic too.

Tools used in gym, sports clubs, are unhygienic too.

The least that a mobile phone contains is 40 viruses.

The least that a mobile phone contains is 40 viruses.

Gas stations again are the most dirty.

Gas stations again are the most dirty.

It is the paper currency that is being traded, and we are making sure to own it with all its germs.

It is the paper currency that is being traded, and we are making sure to own it with all its germs.

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