Imagine you are in a public bathroom, what is the most dangerous item?
A study conducted at BioCote in 2014 found that the SINK is by far the most germ riddled object in a public restroom
Germs are most likely to develop and multiply in this room of the house:
Some viruses, like the cold virus, are more common among...
True or False: Antibacterial soap is by far the best weapon against bacteria.
There is no evidence that antibacterial soap does a better job than plain old soap.
If a friend has a cold, you are more likely to catch it if you:
Kiss each other hello on the cheek
You face the biggest risk of getting sick if you:
Viruses such as colds live in nasal mucus and saliva.
Eat a cookie that dropped in the dirt
Share a soda can with an ill friend
The answers kiss your child or share a soda can are both true.
What's the germiest thing in your house?
Sponges pick up bacteria if they're not cleaned right. Zap a wet one in the microwave for 2 minutes every day and replace it every 2 weeks. Better yet, use cloths, towels, and rags that you can toss in the washer or clean with bleach.
How fast do germs travel through the air when someone sneezes?
True or False: Your cellphone has more germs on it than your toilet seat.
The phone we carry in our hands ALL THE TIME have 10 TIMES more bacteria on them than our toilet seats!
What are the three things bacteria need to grow?
Many bacteria do not need oxygen to grow and might grow on CO2 instead or other materials.
Oxygen, moisture and Warmth
Moisture, warmth and food source
Oxygen, warmth and food source
Oxygen, food source and moisture
What is the best way to keep your immune system healthy?
Eat only fresh, organic foods
Get plenty of rest and eat healthy
Keep physical contact with other people to a bare minimum
Wear a surgical mask at all times