Public toilets are nasty. It sucks when we have to go, but when you have to go, you have to go. Will it really help if we covered the seat with toilet paper or even squat over it?

Asap Science explains in this video that unless there is a literal mess on the seat, your body’s standard self defense mechanisms are strong enough to withstand most of the yuck. Phew? Thank goodness. Still yuck. Check out the video below: