Talk about your dirty money. Scientists in London have compared samples from busy ATMs and nearby toilets and discovered they harbor the same type and amount of bacteria! More from the Telegraph:
The swab were left to grow overnight and samples from both locations were found to contain pseudomonads and bacillus, bacterias which are known to cause sickness and diarrhoea.
Yesterday (Mon) Dr Richard Hastings, microbiologist for BioCote, a built-in, antibacterial product coating, said: ''We were interested in comparing the levels of bacterial contamination between heavily-used ATM machines and public lavatories.
Guess this means that using an ATM is akin to flush your hand inside a toilet bowl. Either British people are wiping using their dollar bills or they just can't be bothered to wash their hands. Either way, we'll be holding on to our credit cards, just in case.
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