Hand Driers Are Disease Machines


A study by the scientists at the University of Connecticut found hand dryers in men’s and women’s bathrooms blew bacteria onto hands including fecal matter. Scientists came to the conclusion after they placed data-gathering plates under hand dryers at 36 bathrooms on the University of Connecticut’s campus. The researchers said they found “between 18 and 60 different colonies of bacteria”. From now on there should just be one communal hand towel everyone shares so at least we know its gross.

Read more at washingtonpost.com.

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