Office bacteria — Men’s offices are more contaminated than women’s

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Have you ever thought about how many bacteria cover the surface of your computer keyboard or mouse? How about when you make a phone call? This post will get you thinking!

It is said that millions of people spend about 90% of their time indoors. Many of them are working more than 8 hours a day in offices. With increasing number of people spending more time in their offices, it would be good to understand the other “inhabitants” of the work space – bacteria. Previous studies showed that an office building has as many as one million bacteria in a cubic meter (or 35-cubic feet) of air. Continue reading –>

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