You may want to wipe down your mobile as phones found to have more germs than a TOILET SEATBy Daniel Bates
Next time you use you mobile phone, you might want to give it a little clean.
Researchers have discovered there are more bacteria on the average mobile than you will find in a toilet.
In tests there was up to 10 times the amount of bugs which can cause nausea and stomach problems than were present in a lavatory.
Charles Gerba, a microbiologist at the University of Arizona, said during his ongoing experiments he has found that bugs get onto a phone because it is so close to our hands and mouths.
Phones are just not part of our cleaning routine whereas we should think about giving them a wipe with an antibacterial substance every now and then.
British scientists discovered that cash machines have similar levels of pseudomonads and bacillus, bacterias which are known to cause sickness and diarrhoea, as they found in public toilets.
Researchers from Which? swabbed 33 keyboards for food poisoning bugs e.coli, coliforms, staphylococcus aureus and enterobacteria and found four were a potential health hazard.
One was even ‘condemned’ because it was so infectious.
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