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Another Study Shows How Gross Bathroom Hand Dryers May Be

Fecal bacteria shoots into the air when a lidless toilet flushes — a phenomenon known, grossly, as a "toilet plume." But in bathrooms where such plumes gush regularly, where does all that fecal bacteria go? It could go into a hand dryer and onto your clean hands. That's what a new study suggests. Researchers examined plates exposed to just 30 seconds of a hand dryer compared to those left in plain feces-filled air.  Read more...

 

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