Study: Keyboards Contain More Bacteria Than Toilet Bowls

The most germs turn up on objects we frequently touch, and a new study finds that our computer keyboards are covered in more bacteria than our toilet bowls are. Researchers from CBT Nuggets swabbed everyday essential work items and found that keyboards have 20,000 times more bacteria than toilet bowls, and your mouse likely has 45,000 times more bacteria than the flush handle. Additionally, work ID badges were found to have 243 times more bacteria than a pet toy.They found four types of bacteria invade our work items, with one being common in food poisoning cases, and the other causing Streptococcal infections. (Daily Mail