10 Germiest Things You Touch Every Day — According to Doctors

Scientifically proven: cold and flu viruses can survive on hard surfaces for 8 hours (some of them even days). Have you ever thought how many items you touch in a single day?

Being aware of the things you touch every day can get you rid of many illnesses, so check them out!

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Hand sanitizer

“We tend to associate Purell with being germ-free, but did you know that the hand sanitizer pumps themselves are some of the germiest surfaces?” says J.D. Zipkin, MD, MA, FAAP, FACP, of Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care.

“The good news is that the contents tend to kill most germs you just picked up, but always be wary of using a container to find it’s empty. Your hands are likely covered in germs.”

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