August 8, 2017

Your phone is full of germs

In 2015, the US telco Verizon posted a survey of its customers that revealed 90% used their phone in the bathroom. There are several reasons to leave your phone or tablet when you’re bathing, grooming or taking care of business, according to a recent USA Today article. Not the least of these is that your smartphone likely carries more germs than your toilet. The article cited a 2011 study from