Airline Tray Tables and Seatback Pockets Have Tons of Bacteria
My dad calls me Howard Hughes when we travel because I’m always making him wipe his airplane seat down with alcohol-based wipes, telling him to wash his hands and reminding him to keep his fingers out of his mouth.
Well, after this study from the American Society of Microbiology came out, he should be thanking me. The study shows that airplanes are a breeding ground for bacteria. Read this and I bet you will be following my advice too. Yuck!
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