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Hotel Rooms Swarming With Nasty Bacteria
2012-06-18 10:33:29

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com Perhaps the next time you´re on vacation and plan to stay at a local hotel, you may want to stock up on hand sanitizer and a CDC-issue bio-hazard suit and mask, as you are likely stepping into a biological war zone of human filth. A new study by researchers from the University of Houston has found that surfaces, including the light switch and TV remote, are among the most contaminated parts of any hotel room you may consider staying at. Lead...


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baudekin
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