Phones Collect Germs and Bacteria
Your phone collects germs—a lot of them. You transfer germs including common surface bacteria from shopping cart handles, doorknobs, and bathrooms every time you touch your phone.
Did you know there are 10 times more germs on cell phones than toilets seats?2
There are more than 17,000 different types of germs on cell phones of high school students.3
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 80% of all infections are transmitted by hands.4