Why Your Cellphone Has More Bacteria Than a Toilet Seat

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Why Your Cellphone Has More Bacteria Than a Toilet Seat

He stole theِ phone fromِ a quarantined ward ofِ a hospital, nearِ the site ofِ a recentِ Ebola outbreak, reports said.
But regardlessِ ofِ your proximity to an Ebola outbreak, yourِ cellphone isِ still probablyِ pretty grimy, saidِ Charles Gerba, a microbiologist atِ the University ofِ Arizona.
While toilets tend toِ getِ cleaned frequently, becauseِ people associate theِ bathroom withِ germs, cellphones andِ other commonly handled objects — likeِ remote controls— areِ often left outِ ofِ the cleaning routine.