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Definitive Proof Hand Sanitizer Is Useless

18 January 2013 No Comment

You are going to get sick. You might as well just give in.

Most hand sanitizers and disinfecting wipes claim to kill 99% of germs. Which sounds great. Until you start to think about it. A quick look at your average day only proves it’s a miracle we aren't all dead of the Black Plague.

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Escalator Handrail: 3,000,000 Germs

After dousing yourself in hand sanitizer, you're still walking away with 30,000 germs on your hands. But at least you got to the office.

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Keyboard: 288,000 Germs

Despite a quick aerosol spray, your morning LolCat perusal just netted you another 2,880 possible flu viruses.

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Office Desk: 10,000,000 Germs

Not that it matters in the grand scheme of things since 1% of the germs crawling all over your desk numbers around 100,000.

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