Handshakes, handholding, and other dangerous methods of transmitting bacteria | GeriPal – Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog

In a recent study in the American Journal of Infection Control, researchers coated a gloved hand in e. coli.  One person with the e coli glove then they shook hands, high-fived, and fist bumped another person with a sterile glove.  Transfer of e coli to the sterile glove was measured.

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