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Is your cell phone Germ-free?

Use disinfectant wipes to kill mobile cell phone bacteria and germsYour cell phone is probably covered with bacteria, says University of Arizona microbiologist Charles Gerba. "Everywhere we go, we can contaminate them," he says. In a study of 50 phones, all had bacteria; two had bugs that can cause skin infections -- a risk if you share your cell. To clean your stuff, use disinfecting wipes or buy Motorola mobile phones because some of its phones have an anti-microbial coating, which prevents bacteria from growing.

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  1. Anonymous said...

    Oh you mean actual bacteria I was thinking viruses lol. *wipes down cell phone* BTW -- thanks for coming by!

  2. Anonymous said...

    If all phones examined in the survey carried bacteria, are paper money and coins less likely carriers, since cash is the most commonly exchanged item?