Tag Archives: germs

Bacterial Phobia: Restrooms not as bad as you may think, say researchers

Toilets at your home are not as unhealthy as you may think but never healthy either, finds a study. In the study, researchers from San Diego State University in California analyzed the abundance of the microbial community on floors, toilet seats and soap dispensers. “We hypothesised that while bacteria would be dispersed rapidly due to toilet flushing, they would not ...

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Public Place Hand Dryer Spread More Germs Than Tissue Usage

Modern hand dryers are worse than paper towels that were in use in many public toilets and washrooms as they spread more germs and highly harmful with variety of diseases contracted from the public toilets and washrooms, said a Leeds varsity research. Both jet and warm air hand dryers spread bacteria into the air and onto users and those nearby. ...

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Don’t even smell sewage, it has 234 known viruses: study

Don’t ever smell sewage, a new study reveals that there are 234 known viruses in it besides harmful bacteria, germs and, of course, insects. Scientists have identified 234 known viruses so far in sewage flushed out in three cities of  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, Barcelona in Spain and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. The finding reverses the widely-held belief that only ...

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Raw sewage contains 234 known viruses too, reveals study

Scientists have identified 234 known viruses, besides harmful bacteria and insects in sewage flushed out in three cities of  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, Barcelona in Spain and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. The finding reverses the widely-held belief that only bacteria and germs were present in sewage and it may revolutionize the way we keep ourselves clean. While 17 viruses found ...

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